To be sure, Heather is the closest professional to an actual "book doctor" here in Northern Michigan. Heather is competent in all matters relating to manuscript development and the publishing process.
—Mark Dressler, former BookExpo America Director of Education
2000 to 2006 : Researcher to Doug Stanton, 2001 New York Times bestseller
2002 to 2008 : Editor of the literary magazine, Dunes Review
2002 to 2010 : Board member, Michigan Writers, Inc.
2003 and 2004 : Creative Writing instructor at Interlochen Center for the Arts
2005 : Founding Committee Member of Traverse City Film Festival
2006 : Clarion Editor, ForeWord magazine
2006 to present: designer for Michigan Writers Cooperative Press publications
2007 to 11/2009 : Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director, ForeWord magazine
2007 to 11/2009 : Book and Product Editor, Spirituality & Health magazine
2008 to 2009 : Editor, Spirituality & Health Books
2008: attended Stanford Publishing Courses for Professionals
2009 : Managing Editor, Spirituality & Health magazine, winner of the FOLIO Bronze Award for Editorial Excellence, 2009 and winner of the Utne Independent Press Award in Health/Wellness for outstanding journalism in 2009.
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