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Frankie Blooding - Editor-in-Chief/Cover Artist

Frankie started Whistling Book Press to help other authors. Its been a passion of hers since she took over The Novel Workshop on Writing.com in 2002. Since then, she's been learning the industry and assisting other authors in any way she can while working a full-time job, juggling family, and crocheting. 

Don't be fooled, though. Frankie pushes hard. She'll have the tough conversations with you about your novel and she won't pull any punches. She's not the nice one. 


Jessica West - Contract Editor

Jessica West specializes in speculative fiction, including horror, fantasy, and science fiction with or without romantic elements.

Freelance Editor for West1Jess, L.L.C.

Staff Editor for Hair Brained Press

Acquisitions Editor for Fighting Monkey Press

Staff Editor for Holt Smith, Ltd.

Contract Editor for Whistling Books Press

 


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Bryon Quertermous - Contract Editor

Bryon has over a decade of publishing experience that includes work with traditional stalwarts, such as Random House, as well as more cutting-edge operations like Harlequin’s digital-first imprint Carina Press and Amazon Publishing. His most recent position was as a commissioning editor for Angry Robot Books. Books he’s edited have been chosen as the best of the year by USA Today, Library Journal, and others.

He is wonderful to work with. His structural edits are in-depth and helpful. He is the kind of editor who prefers building the author up instead of tearing them down. He has a keen sense of structure and flow, and understands the nuances of genre fiction. He's an asset to any project. 


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Ravven - Contract Cover Artist

Ravven is one of the most talented cover artists we know. She is booked months in advance, and her portfolio explains why. She's brilliant and amazing. She practically reaches into your mind/soul and pulls out what you wanted. She never isappoints. 

She's a pretty avid gamer and blogs about her gaming experiences. She also blogs about being an American expat in the UK. She does book cover illustration and design, specializing in fantasy; science fiction, urban fantasy, and horror. Her work is mainly photomontage, which is then over-painted digitally using a tablet. Again, her work is amazing!