Author, Journalist, Essayist & Reviewer
Masterful StorytellerWhatever 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 Galactic Philadelphia reading series, co-Chair of The Authors Guild Philadelphia chapter, and a former chapter president of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
Non-FictionReaders 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 written 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).
Writing for Corporate & Other ClientsTurn 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:
- Case Studies
- Columns & Blogs
- White Papers
- Articles & Books
- Training Workbooks
- Other Editorial Material
FictionSally’s fiction includes the novels The Winter Boy (A Locus Magazine Recommended Read) and Jo Joe (a Jewish Book Council Network book). Her short fiction has appeared in anthologies and magazines, including the North Atlantic Review, DreamForge Magazine, and others. For two of her current works-in-progress — including Daughters of Eve, a new novel — she is mining the stories of our biblical Matriarchs to explore the concerns and crises of 21st century women.
Click Here to find out more about The Winter Boy, the novel that the “Seattle Post-Intelligencer calls, “…a great book… in the ‘must read’ category for anyone who enjoys a cultural fantasy.” A Locus Magazine Recommended Read. (The first several chapters may be downloaded for free here.)