A journalist since 1985, Joe Kelly is the author of 12 books since 2002 and has coached and edited for dozens of other writers (especially first-time authors).
Joe understands the process of writing and editing nonfiction from start to finish. He is passionate about helping people get their voices to leap off the page, engaging and moving their readers.
"Thank you Joe Kelly for mentoring and coaching me all along the way. You helped me hone my thinking and sharpen my ability to articulate my concepts. I really needed someone to guide me through the maze, and I am so grateful that you were there for me." - Joanne Stern, PhD, author: Parenting Is a Contact Sport: 8 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Kids for Life
“Thanks for teaching me how to make my voice heard through my writing. My chapter ‘breathed’ yoga and my passion for it.” - Dr. Lori Allen, Contributor: Yoga and Eating Disorders
“Joe Kelly is a valued partner… He has an engaging writing style that fits in well with ours, and he has the ability to learn quickly—which we hope one day to master! – Dr. David Sadker & Dr. Karen Zittleman, authors: Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education
"I am making progress! Thanks to you, I made this transition and now have a clear vision of the book." - Mary Brekke, first-time author
"It was an absolute joy working with Joe and I'm sure others will feel the same way" - Dickie Sykes. author: Yes, You Can Still Find A Job! The Gold Standard of Job Interviewing
"Joe, you are such a tremendous force of good and action and progressive thinking...you have, and continue to, do so much for our world...and that never gets old." - Kathleen MacDonald
Joe is skilled as a writing coach, editor, ghost writer, co-author, and developer of book proposals. Call 510.423.0553 to learn more and schedule your consultation.