our team

Robert Yehling – Editorial

Rob Weinberg – Marketing

A multiple award-winning author, journalist, ghostwriter, editor, educator, and marketing/public relations consultant, Robert has helped hundreds of authors go from concept to published…and he’s ready to work with you starting today. Robert’s handled books & stories in all fiction and non-fiction genres, and he’s taught thousands of writers to up their game in his ever-popular writing workshops, keynote speeches & classes around the world. Some of the books he’s been responsible for include:

With 35+ years in the trenches, clients typically refer to Rob as a Renaissance Marketer. Currently working on his next three books and a newspaper column, Rob seamlessly blends marketing, promotion, & public relations skills with an innate talent for finding unusual marketing partners and an unerring ability for developing dynamic communications strategies. Ask him how to create unique marketing solutions & profitable results for your next book. Here are a few of the folks he’s worked with over the years:

Alexa Black - Creative Director

Erin James - Operations Manager

With nearly 15 years of experience in producing a variety of services for printed and digital media, Alexa will bring creative stories to life through her extensive artistic, editorial and design capabilities. Alexa’s background includes graphic and web design, content/copy editing, journalism, ghostwriting, marketing, and driving the design of forward-thinking projects. Having involvement in 100+ literary titles branching throughout a variety of genres, as well as a multitude of freelance projects under her belt, it is not only a career, but a passion of Alexa’s when she is able to help breathe artistic life into the works of her talented clients.

Erin James brings her background as a planner and organizer to Write Away Books as our operations manager. Besides being a contributing editor to STEM Today and Sustainability Today magazines, she interfaces with clients on all projects while assisting with editorial development. She is a huge fan of memoirs, autobiographical novels, children’s books, STEM-based literature, and mental health awareness titles. Erin loves the voices and stories of people who have transformed their lives and then gone on to make the world a better place. The mother of twin daughters, she has a sports background as well as being a former high school soccer and basketball star. 

Abby Reitman - Marketing Intern

Dozer​

Abby is taking her last semester at Sonoma State University to intern with us… and we’re delighted to have her. This bright young woman aspires to a career in publishing (of course) and is editor-in-chief of REVIVALzine. You’ll find Abby researching and proofreading, making sure things are just so before they leave our office.

Dozer is the world’s smallest literary critic, and he’s great at sniffing out the rough parts of any book. His hobbies include digging, playing keep away, and eating string cheese.