Over the years, Angie has worked as a magazine editor (four magazines), website editor and column writer, book editor and ghostwriter, editorial director of a major print-on-demand publisher, managing editor for an editorial services company, and writer/reporter for Publishers Weekly. She serves as a fiction judge for a national awards contest and today stays busy as an independent writer, book editor, author consultant, and speaker. 

Angie edits both nonfiction and fiction and has worked for some of the top names in publishing, including Morgan James Publishing, Thomas Nelson, Baker/Revell, Jossey-Bass, Harvest House, Honor Books, Albury Publishing, Barbour Publishing, Creation House (now Charisma House), and Abingdon Press.


Want Angie to teach a workshop at your next event? Email her here.


  • Writing with all five senses
  • Setting the scene: total immersion
  • Childhood memories, grownup art
  • Believable dialogue, convincing quotes
  • Finding your central “story”
  • Polishing your manuscript like a pro
  • Christian singles topics


Meet your LEAD editor and author coach...

ANGIE KIESLING 

Angie’s life has been steeped in words for as long as she can remember. She created homemade books as a child and followed her lifelong passion by carving out a career in the publishing industry. A writer/editor since 1985, she has authored more than a dozen books and also has a number of ghostwritten books under her belt.