Author, Journalist, Essayist & Reviewer
Whatever the topic or format — whether it’s fiction, non-fiction or writing for corporate and other clients — Sally Wiener Grotta’s writing is known for pulling readers through a richly textured, meaningful and informative narrative that’s personable and down-to-earth. For her entire career, Sally has been a full-time freelancer, which means she treats writing as a business as well as a personal passion. She is a member of The Authors Guild and SFWA, co-curator of the SFWA-sponsored Galactic Philadelphia reading series, and the former chapter president of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Readers and editors have learned to turn to Sally for reliable excellence, journalistic integrity and well-crafted, highly readable stories. An award-winning journalist, columnist, essayist and reviewer, Sally has authored hundreds of stories for scores of glossy magazines, newspapers and journals. She has authored several non-fiction books (with Daniel Grotta), including The Green Travel Sourcebook (John Wiley), PC Magazine Digital SLR Photography Solutions (John Wiley) and The Illustrated Digital Imaging Dictionary (McGraw-Hill).
Turn to Sally when you need smooth, memorable writing that will effectively deliver your message, and capture the imagination of your customers, associates or readers. Types of editorial material she produces include:
- Articles & Books
- Columns & Blogs
- White Papers
- Reviews & Interviews (video, too)
- Training Workbooks
- Other Editorial Material
While Sally accepts only a few projects, when she does, she pours her heart, energies and all her skill into making sure it is the best that it can be. She starts by listening. She will spend time with you, brainstorming the project and carefully listening to your concerns, needs and interests. Then Sally will craft a compelling narrative that does what you want and need it to do. That, in a nutshell, is the secret of her success. Please use the Contact Form on this site to schedule a free consultation during which she will help brainstorm the best way to move forward with your project.
Sally’s fiction includes the novels The Winter Boy (nominated for the prestigious Locus Award) and Jo Joe (a Jewish Book Council Network book). Her short fiction has appeared in the North Atlantic Review. She is currently working on two new novels and various short stories.
Click Here to find out more about The Winter Boy, the Locus Award-nominated novel that the “Seattle Post-Intelligencer calls, “…a great book… in the ‘must read’ category for anyone who enjoys a cultural fantasy.” (The first several chapters may be downloaded for free here.)