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Anne Cole Norman

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Anne Cole Norman has over twelve years’ experience as an editor at top publishing houses including HarperCollins, Hyperion, and Doubleday and has worked in a freelance capacity for the past seven years. Her specialty is general nonfiction, with a focus on memoir, narrative, health, spirituality, inspiration, how-to, and lifestyle. She has extensive experience in editing, writing, and developing projects from start to finish, both in the proposal form and full-length manuscripts.

Her passions are helping authors tell their stories in a compelling way, and working on prescriptive projects that instruct, enlighten, and entertain. An expert on trends in the industry, as well as what works and what doesn’t, she will help you bring your project to the highest possible level.

Her projects include Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff, Ph.D., Gorgeously Green by Sophie Uliano (New York Times Bestseller), Righteous Porkchop by Nicolette Hahn Niman (Barnes & Noble Great New Writers selection), Piggybanking by Jeff Opdyke (Books for a Better Life Awards nominee), Survive!: Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere - Alive by Les Stroud (the Discovery Channel’s “Survivorman”), Back in Control: A Spine Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain by David Hanscom, M.D., The FabYOUList: List It, Live It, Love Your Life by Susan Campbell Cross, Loves Me … Not: How to Survive (and Thrive!) in the Face of Unrequited Love by Samara O’Shea, The Makeover Myth by Bethanne Snodgrass, M.D., and Savvy Chic: The Art of More for Less by Anna Johnson.

Anne also wrote book proposals for publications such as Danielle Demko's Co-parenting for Life: Working Together to Raise Resilient Children, Sherry Welsh's Getting Unstuck: The Three Steps to Shifting Your Emotional Energy and Living Authentically, Randi Ragan's A Year of Living Seasonally: An Essential Guide to Conscious Beauty, Mindful Living, and Radiant Wellbeing and Gwenn O’Keeffe's Dreaming is Free: The Secrets to Developing Your Child’s True Passions.

Anne's select booklist can be found below, and her website is