Pat Hauldren


For Editing Services...

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for Author Publishing & Promotion...


We help you craft a better book, format, publish, & promote

  1. Editing
    Our elite editors help you polish your manuscript for publication
  2. Promote
    We work with authors to develop a promotional strategy including blog tours, book signings, social media management, and more.
  3. Debut Authors
    Our team of professionals help debut authors finish that manuscript and get it ready for publication
  4. Publish
    We take your work from manuscript to print in ebook and paperback.
  5. Market
    We help you define and reach your audience, in order to sell more books.
  6. Design
    Your book doesn’t need to look good — it has to look great. A striking, brilliant design is a fundamental element in your book and is central to your marketing efforts. All of the designers at AMM can help you create that beautiful book, both inside and out.

My Resume

Published Fiction

Published Nonfiction​​

Short Stories


  • Dallas Speculative Fiction Examiner
  • Fort Worth Hockey Examiner
  • Fort Worth Writing Examiner
  • Dallas Women’s Sports Examiner
  • National SyFy Channel Examiner
  • (as Jean Sowders)
  • North Texas eNews
  • FYI Television



  • Limbo Lies (contest winner, originally published 1983, Beall Poetry Festival 2014)
  • As a Human (originally published 1983, Beall Poetry Festival 2014)
  • I Am Me! (Beall Poetry Festival 2014)
  • THE PIRATE KING by R. A. Salvatore @
  • ACACIA by David Anthony Durham @
Published as Editor

Blog Tours​​
  • How Networking Worked for Me @ Marketing Tips for Authors
  • Make Your Path, Mark Your Path, Walk Your Path: Building Your Platform @ Visions
  • Mythology & Urban Fantasy @
  • Make Your Path, Mark Your Path, Walk Your Path @
  • In-Writing & Thinking Outside the Box @
  • How Growing an Audience is Like Growing Weeds @ Romacing the Genres\
  • Me & Chi—How to become the heroine of your own exciting writing life! @ FF&P
  • Buttonomics @ FF&P
Sample Clients
  • 1st Health, LLC
  • Abandoned Towers Magazine
  • Candace Havens
  • Cyberwizard Publications
  • Darren Nemeth, Author
  • FYI Television
  • Future Fantasy and Paranormal
  • Habukkuk Circle Consulting LLC
  • Jaleta Clegg, Author
  • Lorelei Buckley, Author
  • Laurie Moore Mysteries
  • Little Dove Pediatric Home Health
  • Macatti Barber College
  • New Century Publishing
  • North Texas eNews
  • Paradigm Shift
  • Rattle and Hum Sports
  • Romance Writers of America
  • Savannah Career Institute
  • The Search Guru
  • SF Reader
  • Shawn Scarber
  • Savvy Authors
  • Taoist Tai Chi Society
  • Tarrant County College
  • Visions: A Resource for Writers
  • Vitafuse Lounge & Spa
  • 2013 Sci-Fi genre dominates film and media —
  • 766 Page vampire novel? Justin Cronin’s The Passage is big —
  • AP style making website OK —
  • Agents, agents, and more agents at nationwide conferences —
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award verging on extinction —
  • Amazon kindles ebooks popularity —
  • American Horror Story will haunt your dreams —
  • Author and former jockey Dick Francis dies —
  • Author interview: DFW horror author Russell Connor —
  • Author profile: Beth Shriver —
  • Author profile: Clover Autrey —
  • Author profile: Leanna Ellis —
  • Author profile: Misa Ramirez —[Front page at]
  • Front page news. Texas author Jim Ainsworth booksigning Dec. 10, 2009
  • Author profile: Sheniqua Waters —
  • Authors serializing books due to declining publishing industry —
  • The benefits of working for writers with —
  • Best writer’s warrens: America’s Best Coffee —
  • Best writer’s warrens: Arlington’s Atlanta Bread —
  • Best writer’s warrens: New Easton’s Deli in Arlington —
  • Bestselling British author Brian Jacques RIP —
  • Bluecat Screenplay Workshop comes to Dallas, The —
  • Blogging successfully —
  • The bravery of Amy Tan —
  • Buddha in hockey —
  • Buttonomics — FF&P
  • Cheerleading injuries on the rise in Texas part 1 —
  • Cheerleading injuries on the rise in Texas part 2 —
  • Clarion West receives grant from —
  • Daryrl Sydor retires —
  • Day of the Dead writers —
  • Do men write romance? —
  • Dorchester Publishing goes all electronic —
  • Ebook bestseller Amanda Hocking signs 4 book deal with St. Martins —
  • Eddie! Eddie! Eddie! Eddie Balfour honored —
  • Everything but zombies in the just-released anthology Tales From the Mist —
  • Facebook for writers: Getting Started —
  • Falling Skies soared to success at TNT —
  • Fantasy artist Frank Frazetta dies —
  • Fencon is the best literary and book event in DFW —
  • Flagrant plagerism or artistic license? —
  • Geeks run the world and nerds let them or do they? — 
  • [North Texas eNews Apr 2013]
  • This is one of several articles I wrote for the N TX eNews, a local electronic newsletter for the North Texas area.
  • Gift salvaging for the writer: fountain pens — NOLA Stars RWA, County Romance Writers, Calgary (CaRWA), Virginia Romance Writers, Heart to Heart NTRWA
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86 —
  • Happy birthday Carl Sagan astronomer from the future —
  • Happy birthday J.R.R. Tolkien —
  • Heads will roll on SyFy’s new scifi thriller Sleepy Hollow —
  • History of hockey, The —
  • Hockey Hall of Fame honors Mike Modano in Dallas —
  • How Growing an Audience is Like Growing Weeds — Romancing the Genres
  • How Networking Worked for Me — Marketing Tips for Authors
  • How to market your book and you —
  • If it’s November, it’s National Novel Writing Month! — NOLA Stars RWA, Ottawa Romance Writers’ Association Love Knot Newsletter, WNYRW, The Heart Monitor, the North Alabama RWA Chapter, Connections CTRWA, Bouquet of Romance, Pocono Lehigh Romance Writers, Love Notes, the Newsletter of the Music City Romance Writers, Greater Vancouver Chapter RWA, HeartLA, Pikes Peak Romance Writers, Midwest Fiction Writers, Orange County Chapter RWA
  • Hunger Games writer becomes comic book topic —
  • Imaginary hockey is more than a fantasy —
  • In a league of her own, Dorothy Kamenshek dies at 84 —
  • In-Writing & Thinking Outside the Box @
  • Instructor spotlight: Kelly Boyer Sagert —
  • Interview: Rosemary Clement-Moore – YA RITA Winner 2009 — Coeur de Louisiane RWA
  • Interview with author Carol Berg part 1 —
  • Interview with author Carol Berg part 2 —
  • Interview with author Carol Berg part 3 —
  • Interview with Hartford Writing Examiner Michael Aloisi —
  • Interview with Ralph Strangis, voice of the Dallas Stars —[]
  • I was the Dallas Stars hockey contributor for
  • Is competitive cheerleading a sport? Judge rules “no” —
  • Is there a right way to sell your novel? —
  • Jere Lehtinen attends fifth Olympic game —
  • Jere Lehtinen retires the glue is gone —
  • John Steakley author of Armor and Vampire$ dies —
  • Jonathan Hardy of Farscape dies at 81 —
  • Keywords: How writers can season their website for success —
  • Kindle Reservations – Coeur de Louisiane RWA, Volusia
  • Launching your book with the Espresso Book machine —
  • Log lines what are they? —
  • Make your path, mark your path, then walk your path: Building your platform —, Marketing Tips for Authors, Visions[front page news at]
  • Front page tip top! Laurie Moore is a local author. See her website at
  • McAllen Library birthed from abandoned Walmart —
  • Me & Chi—How to become the heroine of your own exciting writing life! — FF&P
  • Men in Romance: Kris Cook —
  • Method writing: Using an actor’s tools to bring your prose to life —
  • Modano retires —
  • Most overused words of 2013 —
  • Mr. Spock affects Texas legislature —
  • Mythology in urban fantasy —,
  • NHL announcer Sherry Ross, a woman of firsts —
  • NHL rule change —
  • Nancy Lieberman’s Playbook for Success —
  • New concussion policy for high school hockey league —
  • New Year writing goals: Building  your writing resume — [Front page at]
  • Online writing classes are great for busy people —
  • Organizing your writing one step at a time —
  • Orange Prize for Fiction is no longer orange, The —
  • Pushing Paranormal — Heart to Heart, NTRWA
  • Realms of Fantasy threatened by lack of subscriptions —
  • Roller derby returns to popularity, especially in Dallas —
  • RIP Karlis Skrastins —
  • Romance ebooks tops the charts —
  • SF author Kage Baker 1952 – 2010 —
  • Sally Ride first woman in space dies —
  • Secrets of writing well: The ultimate guide with Paula LaRoque, The —
  • SMU Press comes to an end —
  • Sergei Zubov #56 to retire —
  • Science fiction encyclopedia goes online and free —
  • Spec fic 101: How to prepare your manuscript for submission —
  • Spec fic market: Everyday Fiction —
  • Stars and Latvians honor Karlis Skrastins #37 —
  • Stephen King alters Dallas history —
  • Temeraire and Naomi Novik flying high in Tongues of Serpents —
  • Terra Nova tears the fabric of time — [tip top front page at!]
  • Terra Nova’s world destroyed by Fox —
  • Timothy Hutton leverages women, literature, and TV on Twitter —
  • UNT now home to the world’s leading political science journal —
  • USA and North Texas Hockey League make critical changes —
  • Wahida Clark comes to Fort Worth —
  • Warren Paul Harris and his twisted view of Texas —
  • What is Neil Gaiman worth? How to set a speaking fee —
  • What type of writer are you? —
  • Which is which and that is that, but which to use where writing is at? —
  • Who was Pat Burns? Fans across North America mourn his loss —
  • Why Nancy Lieberman’s Playbook for Success is a success for everyone —
  • Worldcon wonders and science fiction fun —
  • Writing 101: Buttononomics and becoming a healthier writer —
  • Writing 101: Overusing eyes —
  • Writing 101: Writing crutches —
  • Writing contests are a good way to get noticed —

Classes​ I Present
See my EVENTS list on the home page for upcoming classes!

  • Art of Critique
  • Edit Like a Pro
  • Creative Science Fiction for Beginners
  • Formatting Fundamentals I
  • Formatting Fundamentals II
  • Mastering Social Media for Authors
  • Me & Chi, Healthy Writing Habits
  • Men, Muscle, & Mystery
  • New York Novels
  • Queries & Synopses
  • Resonance in Writing
  • Science in Science Fiction
  • Tropes, Tollops, & Truths
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Witches, Faeries, & Wizards
  • Worldbuilding Wizardry

In Work​​
  • The Angel Project, novel
  • The Distortionists, novel
  • The Downing, novel
  • Indoline's Indescretion, novel
  • The Last Hours, The True Story of Gog and Magog, novel
  • Realms of Revenge, novel
  • Resonant Frequency, novel
  • The Year of All, novel
  • The Winged Warrior, novel