“Doug is a gifted editor and writer who understands the creative process. I’ve been edited by seven experienced, professional editors over the years. I feel that Doug is the most astute among them. He’s made significant editorial contributions to my last several books. He is a joy to work with and I recommend him without reservation.”
— Dan Millman (Way of the Peaceful Warrior, The Life You Were Born To Live, No Ordinary Moments, Divine Interventions (co-authored with Doug Childers)
“Doug is a superb writer, editor and creative coach. I call him the Samurai of the Pen!”
— Margot Anand (The Art of Sexual Ecstasy, The Art of Everyday Ecstasy)
Doug’s mild manner and genuine approach calmed my artistic neurosis immediately. His objective analysis and keen insight helped me understand the difference between having something to say and becoming a good writer. He is a brilliant teacher, funny and sensitive. Thanks to Doug Childers, I quit my day job!
— Maryanne Comaroto (Skinny, Tan and Rich, Unveiling the Myth)
I had the honor to write my first book, Altar your Space, with Doug who writes, works and serves a project with humility, grace, love and consciousness. His skillful ability helped me see through the mire of my mind to find the voice of my book in the heart of my message. Doug has a confidence, clarity and wisdom that only come from deep reflection and experience. He brings a glow to whatever he works on. I am grateful that he crossed my path and I look forward to working with him on future projects.
— Jagatjoti Khalsa (Altar Your Space)
“By joining vast experience with his creative gifts, Doug Childers has truly become in a class by himself as a developmental editor, ghostwriter, and creative coach. Many of us look up to him as a master of the trade. He’s also an inspiring collaborator who adds penetrating commitment, joyfulness, and lively humor to any project.”
— Byron Belitsos, award-winning CEO and publisher of Origin Press, co-author of The Center Within and One World Democracy
“I love the way Doug takes my written words and makes them sing. It’s as if he peeks into my mind, understands where I’m coming from and where I’m going, then charts a course to help me get there faster, smoother and with style!!! He is a consummate professional, punctual, affordable, smart and fun. I’m always grateful to borrow his brain whenever I have a magazine article, script or proposal to produce.”
— Elaine Lee, Esq., freelance travel writer, public speaker and editor of Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure
“Doug Childers’ perceptive reading, close attention to style and content, and insightful comments, helped transform my rough manuscript into a marketable book. I appreciate Doug’s professional approach to his work and his prompt response to all of my inquiries. His in-depth literary skills and knowledge of the world of publishing were invaluable in getting my book published. I recommend him without reservation.”
— Dr. Dennis Ortman (Transcending Post-Infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): The Six Stages of Healing)