Do you have a story in you?

  • Do you have a book in you but don't know where to start?

  • Have you written a manuscript but don't know what to do next?

  • Do you need expert help anywhere along the way from imagining the book that could be to creating the book that is—the published book that makes a difference for someone else?

Writing makes us better thinkers. 

Story makes us better people.

Kelli Sallman is a freelance editor, writer, and writing coach, specializing in fiction and narrative nonfiction, as well as inspirational and religious nonfiction. She graduated top of her class at Texas Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature (1994) that included an editing internship with TCU Press. She was also named the Outstanding Senior in Liberal Arts.

Kelli earned her Master of Theology degree with honors from Dallas Theological Seminary, with a concentration in Media Arts in Ministry (2010). She served as a graduate teaching assistant for several of the creative writing and writing for publication courses at DTS while pursuing higher studies in creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas, and she has freelanced as editor and writer and writing coach for nearly two decades.


With several writing credits to her name, Kelli enjoys the process of helping other writers find their unique voice and story. She uses her teaching and editing skills to coach writers to improve their craft and bring their stories to fruition, and her knowledge of the traditional and self-publishing industries to help authors create platforms, get published, and get heard.

Story expert. Book shepherd. Writing coach.

Let her start helping you reach that publishing dream today.