W. Terry Whalin's Background
W. Terry Whalin understands both sides of the editorial desk--as an editor and a writer. He worked as an editor for Decision and In Other Words. His magazine articles have appeared in more than 50 publications including Writer's Digest, The Writer and Christianity Today. He is the creator and webmaster for Right-Writing.com.
Terry has written more than 60 nonfiction books and his latest is Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams, Insider Secrets to Skyrocket Your Success (Morgan James Publishing). Another recent book is Running On Ice: The Overcoming Faith of Vonetta Flowers (New Hope Publishers). For more than 12 years Terry was an ECPA Gold Medallion judge in the fiction category. He has written extensively about Christian fiction and reviewed numerous fiction books in publications such as Faithful Reader.com and BookPage. For over five years, Terry was an acquisitions editor in the book divisions of David C. Cook and Howard Books. A former literary agent, now Terry is an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing. Terry's personal website is located at: www.terrywhalin.com. On a regular basis, he writes about issues and insights about publishing called the Writing Life which includes over 1,200 searchable entries. Terry and his wife, Christine, live in Irvine, California.