Upcoming Books

Books currently in progress

“Don’t Quit Five Minutes Before the Miracle Happens” by Jeannie Lynch (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help): Therapist Jeannie Lynch shares her inspiring story of overcoming abuse, rape, family suicide, and drug abuse and alcoholism to now fulfill her passion to fight for and love God’s children who feel so broken that giving up appears to be their only option. Manuscript in production

“Why Not Me!” by Doug Pollock (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help): Doug Pollock, director of the New Day Recovery Christian-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in West Monroe, Louisiana, tells his story of being a drug addict and dealer whose time in prison transformed his mindset and turned around his life. Manuscript in production

“The Substance of a Woman” by Elaine Walker (inspirational and self-help non-fiction): Using the book of Genesis as her foundation, Bible teacher and speaker Elaine Walker will share how women were designed by God to be strong protectors of their families and themselves, and thrive as the women they were created to be. Manuscript in final draft

“God-A-Tude: An attitude based on the Word of God that bring success to your life” by Dr. Karockas “Doc Rock” Watkins (inspirational and self-help non-fiction): Leadership and business mentor and CEO Dr. Karockas “Doc Rock” Watkins believes attitude matters—but many people may not be aware of how their attitude plays a major part in their success in life. In God-A-Tude, Doc Rock combines personal storytelling and teaching principles to help his readers develop a “God-A-Tude” so their lives can begin to be productive, complete, and enabled to achieve God’s best for themselves and for others. Manuscript in first draft

“Anatomy of a Black Mother” by Janelle Wood (self-help non-fiction): Founder of the Black Mothers Forum, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the bloodshed in the black community, dismantling the school to prison pipeline, and restoring the strength, dignity, and hope of the black community, Janelle Wood shares her journey of understanding that what goes on inside of the heart of a mother is going to be transferred to her child. She then reveals the powerful characteristics of black mothers, inspiring her readers to impassioned involvement and action. Manuscript in first draft

“52 Weeks of Hope” by Okongo Samson (inspirational devotional): In his debut book “Abducted But Not Forsaken,” Okongo Samson shared his heartfelt and incredible story of going to the darkest places with the light of the gospel. Through heavy persecution and seasons of sweeping doubt, he discovered God’s healing and forgiveness and freely gave both to others, including the very people who previously abused him. Now, this special-edition devotional draws on his lessons learned with practical direction to help readers find hope whatever their circumstances. Sometimes humorous, sometimes somber, and always inspirational, Okongo’s devotionals will take readers to the truth of God’s Word in a powerful and personal way. Manuscript in first draft

By Donna Herring Bibeau (yet to be titled, creative non-fiction memoir and self-help): Donna Herring Bibeau vulnerably and courageously tells her story from systematic childhood abuse to healing as an adult, speaking to both the abused and to the abusers—particularly those who are Christians—yet who remain trapped by their pasts in a way that is paralyzing their present. Her desire is that both will be healed as each one understands the depth of their bondage, and how it causes other people to stray or stay away from the Lord altogether, so that they can then be positioned to set others free! Manuscript in first draft

“Lead Well By Design” by Lisa A. Perez (self-help non-fiction): Founder of Vital Transformations, LLC, personal and leadership development coach Lisa A. Perez shares her proven principles to engage in a positive mindset, build personal capacity, and develop and maintain a supportive work / life environment, all filled with purpose and rich with meaning. Manuscript in first draft, temporarily on hold due to coronavirus pandemic

“Live LoveBrave” by Candice Mishkin (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help): Speaker and ministry leader Candice Mishkin tells her story of privilege and wealth that led to a cocaine addiction that cost her everything she had and nearly took her life. Her no-holds-barred writing and vulnerable heart will show you how the power of God and His forgiveness can overcome the bondage of addiction and the wounds of trauma as His love casts out all fear. Manuscript in first draft, temporarily on hold due to coronavirus pandemic.

“Be Good at Doing Good” by Paul Bellows (self-help non-fiction): Business coach and consultant Paul C. Bellows presents his principles for business strategic planning, growth, and long-term development in this practical book filled with case studies from his clients. It is now being expanded to be a companion piece to a comprehensive online curriculum. Manuscript in production

Completed book projects

Since 2013, Adam Colwell has edited, ghostwritten, or coached authors on 51 book manuscripts from creation to completion. Some have been published or are awaiting marketing to traditional publishing houses (TPH), others have been self-published by the author (SPA), and 23 have been self-published through the Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks imprint.

  1. “Jesus’ Surprising Strategy” by David Drum (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2013) Second printing and Spanish printing in 2014
  2. “Life Palette” by Dr. Jeffrey Allen Love (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2013)
  3. “Biblical Portraits” by Meg Villanueva (poetry and short story, SPA, 2013)
  4. “Pieces of Me” by Rachel Lewis (young adult memoir, TPH, 2014)
  5. “My Climb” by Wendy Lynn Larson (memoir, leukemia survivor, ACWW 2014)
  6. “Getting Unstuck: 7 Steps to Freedom” by Lee Escobedo (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2015)
  7. “Cancer with Grace” by Jacquelyn Murray (memoir, cancer survivor, ACWW 2015)
  8. “Wooden Angel: The Guardian” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2015)
  9. “No Blossoms on the Pistachio Trees” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (contemporary fiction, ACWW 2015)
  10. “God’s Lemonade Stand: 101 Sips to Refresh Your Soul” by Becky Juett Miller (devotional, SPA, 2016)
  11. “Our Believing Brethren” by Frederick Adams (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  12. “Christian Character: Remade in the Image of God. Volume 1” by Frank Martin (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2016)
  13. “I’m Accepted! WALKing the Journey from Freedom to Rejection” by Holland B. Nance (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  14. “Unmasking the Masquerade: Three Illusionists Investigate Deception, Fear, and the Supernatural” by Rod Robison, Dr. Toby A. Travis, and Adrian Van Vactor (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  15. “Wooden Angel: The Gift” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2016)
  16. “Pure Power! Spirit-led Ministry for Spirit-starved People” by Moe Redding with Adam Colwell (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  17. “Prayer Flash! Snapshots of Abundant Living” by Sheri Lynn Riley (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2017)
  18. “If It Was Easy, Jesus Wouldn’t Have Prayed For It” by David Drum (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  19. “Redeeming Relationships: Healing the Brokenhearted” by John O’Hair (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  20. “Creative: Designing Churches That Engage Generations Together” by Zach Yentzer (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  21. “Wooden Angel: The Generations” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2018)
  22. “Bigger Than Business: Real-World Stories of Business Owners Living Their Purpose” by Jeff Holler (inspirational non-fiction, TPH, 2018)
  23. “Broken Before Battle: Changing Lives Outside the Octagon” by Suzette Howe (non-fiction, SPA, 2018)
  24. “Oh, No…Not the Diva!” Dealing and revealing while living with mental illness” by Jacquelyn D. Murray (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2018)
  25. “Concealed to Sealed: Unmasking the Pain to Transform and Live Your Authentic Life” by Lorinda Martinez (inspirational non-fiction, TPH, 2018)
  26. “A Four-Leaf Clover: A Harbinger of Miracles” by Andrés and Marysol Malo (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2018)
  27. “The Dance Floor Saved My Life: Beating the bullies of the past – and finding hope for the future” by Christopher Brooks (creative non-fiction memoir, ACWW, 2018
  28. “#MOMLIFE Devotional Study: An Invitation to Catch Your Breath” by Alison Wallwork (inspirational non-fiction devotional, SPA, 2018)
  29. “Astronomical Leadership: Be amazed at who you are” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, ACWW, 2019)
  30. “Financial Healing from the Inside Out” by Angela C. Preston and Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  31. “The Nuts & Bolts of Investing” by Carol Jones (self-help non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  32. “Final Judgment & the Goodness of God” by Scott Rogers (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  33. “Confession and Character” by Randy Reynolds (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  34. “Phenomenal Prayer” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  35. “Women in Leadership – Living Beyond Challenges” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson and Dr. Yvette Rice (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  36. “Only Love Can Break a Heart” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (contemporary fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  37. “Freedom from Hijacked Emotions” by Dr. Randy Carlson (self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  38. “The God Place: Finding Peace & Enjoying Life In A Stressful World” by Bob Gassman (inspirational and self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  39. “Not Until He Left” Second Edition by Dionne Arceneaux (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, SPA, 2020)
  40. “Eternal Truth” by Terri Tafoya (creative non-fiction memoir, SPA, 2020)
  41. “More Than All the Steps” by Nick Lang (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, SPA, 2020)
  42. “The Almighty & the Dollar: A Lifestyle of Generosity” by Brian Cochran and John Moore (inspirational and self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2020)
  43. “The Purpose and Power of Mentorship” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson and Marvin Carolina Jr. (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2020)
  44. “Weathering the Storm: Breaking through the tempest of pain with God’s anchor of hope” by Phyllis Phelps (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, ACWW, 2020)
  45. “Teams, Leaders, and Change (TLC: Accelerating Women in STEM)” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson, Dr. Yvette Rice, and Odetta Scott (self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2020)
  46. “Take the Time it Takes” by Aaron P. Scott (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, SPA, 2020)
  47. “The ABCs of Influence” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson and Dr. Karockas Watkins (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2020)
  48. “In Succession: A Step-by-Step Journey for Continuity” by Brian Cochran and John Moore. Volume 1. (inspirational and self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2021)
  49. “In Succession: A Step-by-Step Journey for Continuity” by Brian Cochran and John Moore. Volume 2. (inspirational and self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2021)
  50. “Abducted But Not Forsaken: How one man’s escape from a notorious terrorist brought hope to Africa” by Okongo Samson (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2021)
  51. “Fellowship of Suffering: Finding healing from trauma through the power of community” by Peter Martin (inspirational and self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2021)

My Core Values

INTEGRITY: I will be honest and not lie or mislead in anything I do.

WORK ETHIC: I will have a consistent commitment to honor best practices for writing, editing, publishing, and coaching; I will seek ongoing training for my skills.

COMMUNICATION: I will communicate with clients and my team clearly and thoroughly regarding expectations, processes and deadlines, scope of work, and terms and conditions of agreements.

INTERACTION: I will practice one-on-one interaction with a customized, personalized approach to help others tell their story.

RESPONSIBILITY: I will be accountable for my business' finances and sustainable practices; I will be accountable to my causes through my volunteerism and giving.

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