Anne Nicolai writes for business, government and nonprofit clients and edits the literary work of both recognized authors and new writers. She has worked as a public relations consultant in every imaginable arena, from food packaging to cosmetics and fashion to heavy industry to education. She has been an entrepreneur in the travel industry, a university instructor, and a legislative assistant in Washington, DC. For 17 years she was executive speechwriter to the CEOs of Best Buy, Target Stores, and other Fortune 500 companies. She has hosted and promoted radio programs on business, single life, and arts and culture.
In 2008 Anne moved from Minneapolis to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, an international center for writers, artists and visionaries since the early 1900s. Here she works with clients all over the world, helping accomplished individuals and prestigious organizations to tell their stories and deliver their messages professionally and with the intended results: influence, readership, and sales.
As founder of San Miguel Editorial Services, Anne specializes in writing, editing and promoting creative nonfiction books, memoirs, business books and articles, self-help and how-to books, marketing materials, videos and oral presentations.
Rebecca Smith is a writer, editor, ghostwriter and writing coach who lives in Minneapolis. Her mission is to bring books into the world that offer healing to those who read them. She is the author of Divine Connection Without Distraction and Should: How Habits of Language Shape Our Lives, and is co-writer (ghostwriter) of two professional leadership books for health care industry executives. The first has won multiple awards; the second is set for publication in December 2012.
Rebecca’s career has included fashion design and retailing, four years as marketing director in the insurance industry, and consulting for a major health care industry professional organization. As a consultant with San Miguel Editorial Services, Rebecca specializes in helping clients to produce books and articles in the fields of health care, alternative healing, spirituality and leadership.