About

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I’m Jess Clever McQuaid, and I have the skills and experience you need to create the best book you can.

I have been a member of Romance Writers of America for over ten years, and I’m also a member of the Alliance of Independent Authors. I have had the privilege of learning from talented and acclaimed fiction authors, especially romance authors, in my more than fifteen years in the publishing field. I have experience in both traditional and self publishing, so I have the wide range of knowledge to help you on whichever publishing path you choose. With my writing experience and marketing background, I possess the critical combination you need to not only create the best book you can but to position it for success in the market.

Golden Leaf Nominee Romance Novel
My romance novella was a 2014 Golden Leaf finalist.

Education and Experience

  • BA in English with Honors in Creative Writing from the University at Albany, home of the New York State Writers Institute
  • MBA from the University of Southern Maine with a concentration in marketing
  • Award-nominated, published author of 17 works
  • Writing and self publishing workshop leader

Contact me today to request a sample edit or to help me learn more about your book.