CEO, Publisher, Photographer and Weight-Loss Coach
Shelley is a publisher and author with a 20-year background in creative direction specializing in publication design and brand management. After breaking into eBook formatting in 2009, Shelley began focusing her expertise in assisting fellow authors in self-publishing until branching out into a mid-tier publisher where she could utilize her creative, technical and marketing skills and bring clients a full spectrum of publishing services. Goodlife guide continues to format hundreds of books globally by both well-known and novice authors each month. As a fellow author, Shelley understands the challenges and rewards that accompany all aspects of publication.
In addition to books, Shelley had established a successful career as a publications creative director at the helm of several upscale magazines, including Anthem Freedom Way, Desert Mountain Connection, Southwest Poker News and AZ Food & Life.
Shelley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design from Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and undergraduate studies in Marketing from Colorado State University.
Shelley resides in Phoenix, Arizona, where she continues to write with the support of her family, fellow authors and National Writer’s Groups. A social advocate, Shelley regards her greatest accomplishment to be the adoption of her two daughters from Ukraine. Shelley continues life-long efforts sponsoring Ukrainian orphans, advocating for orphaned youth vocational programs and the ban against human trafficking in Eastern Europe and throughout the world as an active member of An Orphan Smiles, Orphans’ Hope Foundation, and Stop Child Trafficking Now (SCT Now).
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In my book, The Moratorium of Anya explores the struggle for redemption faced by an adoptive
family following forced separation from their 11-year-old daughter in Ukraine. When a young American couple embarks on an intercountry adoption, fate unfolds in the discovery of Anastasia and Katerina, and engulfs the new family in a gripping journey
Under the collapsed Soviet Union, Anastasia’s Russian birth forces new legal precedence to establish her citizenship. Meanwhile, the orphanage reveals buried secrets into Anya and Katia’s past. The girls grapple with the illegal sale of their baby siblings to Israel; and, under quarantine, their own lives become endangered, as a deadly outbreak of measles takes lives and threatens the orphanage. Finally, in an effort to spare the girls, an adoption decree is issued
Unable to secure the needed Russian birth certificate for Anya, the family is forced to return to America without her. In the care of the Glasow’s Ukrainian advocate, Natasha, Anya battles with emotions of abandonment after the loss of her birth family, and now her only remaining sister, Katia, has gone to the United States with their new mother and father
A determined mother returns to Ukraine after six months of political tyranny between the three governments. In a harrowing and true saga of sacrifice and redemption, Shelley Glasow resists arrest, and ultimately secures Anya’s citizenship as guns are leveled.
I continue to write while partnering with hundreds of self-publishers launch successful books.
You can purchase your copy of The Moratorium of Anya today at the following fine retailers:
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Aurelia Myers, Editor
Mrs. Myers retired from federal civil service after working 26 years as an Administrative Assistant. She proofread, reviewed, and edited documents in draft form converting to final copy to include office correspondence, technical documents (manuals, statements of work, contract technical exhibits, budget forms, and Army regulations), briefing documents, etc. Aurelia is proficient in use of all forms of MS software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
Aurelia offers publications experience as a Proofreader with the Rim Country Gazette. She Proofread, reviewed and edited newspaper articles for accurate use of grammar and content. Corrected any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors in draft form converting to final copy.
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