Ann Boyle is a
published author and freelance writer with a diverse background.
She retired from a
17 year career as a trial attorney to pursue her love of writing.
She spent several years working as a literary agent, first
for the Wylie Merrick Literary Agency, and later, on her own.
Aside from the countless freelance articles and stories that
she has written, she has had several of her own short stories
published (the most recent of which appears in THE BLACK WHOLE
Anthology by DIC Press), and her debut novel, “TURN OF THE
SENTRY” (a contemporary fantasy/thriller) was recently published
by Wild Wolf Publishing (UK).
served as a literacy and creative writing mentor through Literacy
Volunteers of America. She
has also worked with the editors at Wolf Pirate Publishing to help
establish the “Wolf Pirate Project,” an endeavor designed to
support literacy through modern literature while inspiring a love of
reading and writing among the younger generation.
Ann is also heavily involved in community outreach and
disaster relief through her local church.
has spoken to various civic organizations, writers groups and church
organizations on a variety of topics, including:
The Life of a Literary Agent:
An Insiders Look
Writing an Effective Query Letter
Why are the “First Five Pages” so Important?
Navigating the Legal Waters of a Publishing Contract
Riding the Tide: Transitioning
fro Lawyer to Agent to Author
The Long and Winding Road to Publication
Now the Work Really Starts:
A Brief Guide to Marketing
Balancing Books: How
to Market and Write at the Same Time
Next Deadly Plague
The Unexpected Mission Field—Our Own Backyard
Where is the Beauty in Disaster?
A View From the Mission Field
The Road to Recovery:
A Spiritual Journey in Post-Katrina Louisiana
Ann now writes full
time and is currently working on her next novel “SOUL OF
INNOCENCE” (already under option).
She resides in Southern New Jersey with her husband, two
children, two dogs, and two very neurotic hamsters, and is available
to travel throughout the Tri-State area. Her rates are negotiable.
She can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at (856) 728-0671.
You can also contact her through her website (www.amboyle.net)
or Blog (www.amboyle.com).