Jannie Balliett

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Jannie Balliett is a published author, freelance writer, editor, former advice columnist, and founder of an Online writers workshop, teaching the novice, intermediate and advanced writer.

She is a member of Sisters In Crime Internet Chapter, The Short Mystery Fiction Society, Brazos Writers Group, and other writer affiliations.

Jannie is currently writing a paranormal crime thriller, LEAVE A WHISPER, which she intends to make into a series. She's written a children's book, THE TAIL THAT WAGGED THE DOG, about one of her grandsons and his Boxer dog, Rocky, that teaches children it's okay to be different. A series is planned for Rocky and his adventures with a lesson and moral in each story.

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er work of short stories, poetry, and flash fiction has been published including an anthology of flash stories in collaboration. She has revised and updated a novel, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH, which she began writing many, many years ago and now has on the back burner for future resurrection. She writes thrillers: paranormal crime and paranormal mysteries. She also writes short stories.
Poetry is just for her personal pleasure-- and some of her poetry is dark and written especially for her novel LEAVE A WHISPER.

She is chief editor and owner of A1 Editorial Service, helping other writers prepare their works for submission. She specializes for the self-published writer.

She is also an expert in the writing books category on AllExperts.com, writing and grammar,  as well as the Boxer breed category.

  Texas- The Lonestar State  She's a transplanted Texan and raised three grown Texans. She has six grandchildren, one step-grandson, and four great-grandchildren. She lost her oldest daughter that she wrote a poem dedicated to her and also lost a step-son that she wrote a dedicated poem for. 

She lives in the Central Texas area with her female Boxer, Zoe, who listens without interrupting, never talking back, and critiques her work honestly and fairly.


Please consider a donation for a literary agent and publishing the novel "Leave A Whisper." All donations are appreciated to further the quest and will be rewarded with acknowledgment in the novel.

Writers deserve royalties


Jannie is seeking a literary agent and cordially invites agents and publishers to browse freely. Please feel free to contact Jannie if interested in representing her work.

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