Word Journeys Literary Founder and President Robert Yehling is an Independent Publishers Book Award and Sigma Delta Chi Society award-winning author, journalist, ghostwriter, editor, educator, and marketing and public relations consultant, with most of his work in the innovation, technology, health/wellness/sports, and music/entertainment fields. He has helped hundreds of authors publish their books and stories in all genres, while presenting to thousands of workshop and conference attendees worldwide.

Robert has truly lived a full writing life. Since beginning as a sportswriter at age 16, he has written and co-written more than 20 books and ghostwritten nine others. Recent titles include Crawl of Fame, the memoir of Ironman Triathlon legend Julie Moss and Amazon Memoir bestseller in October 2018; Voices, the International Book Award finalist novel set against the past 50 years of American rock & roll; Beyond ADHD, with Canadian expert Jeff Emmerson; Just Add Water, the biography of autistic surf star Clay Marzo; When We Were the Boys, with Stevie Salas, the #1 ranked book in Amazon.com’s Arts & Photography category in Sept.-Oct. 2014; and the Independent Publishers Book Award-winning Writes of Life: Using Personal Experiences in Everything You Write.

Robert has also ghostwritten and/or edited The Tech Cat, with CNN Tech Correspondent Lori Schwartz; Blockbusting, in association with LucasFilm and director George Lucas; The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Risk Management, with international expert Annetta Cortez; Destress for Success, with Australian kinesiologist Leo Willcocks; and Home Sweet Anywhere, the 2014 New York Times bestselling memoir by Lynne Martin. Coming soon is Blood Money, with medical fraud fighter Chris Riedel.

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Robert Yehling

Robert has also ghostwritten and/or edited The Tech Cat, with CNN Tech Correspondent Lori Schwartz; Blockbusting, in association with LucasFilm and director George Lucas; The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Risk Management, with international expert Annetta Cortez; Destress for Success, with Australian kinesiologist Leo Willcocks; and Home Sweet Anywhere, the 2014 New York Times bestselling memoir by Lynne Martin. Coming soon is Blood Money, with medical fraud fighter Chris Riedel.

Currently the executive editor of STEM Today and Sustainability Today magazines, Robert has written more than 1,800 articles for over 50 consumer, trade and branded titles, including National Geographic Traveler, Health, Unlimited, American Idol Magazine, Mercedes Momentum, Westways, Action Sports Business, Sports & Athletes, Positive Impact, Surfer, Ski, Innovation & Tech Today, and many others. He has profiled and worked with Olympic gold medalists, Apollo astronauts, Fortune 500 executives, Rock & Roll and Major League Baseball Hall of Famers, medical and fitness innovators, authors, filmmakers, and more. He is a 3-time Sigma Delta Chi journalism award winner.

On the Internet, Robert was among the first generation of writer/editors to migrate print content to the web in the mid-1990s. He co-created and edited www.extremesports.com, which won two awards for content quality in the late 1990s. In 2008, Robert also completed work on an interactive web exhibit, Poetry Through the Ages (www.webexhibits.org/poetry), featured on “Voice of America” and in Poetry Magazine.

Robert’s ability to tell and present stories in many different forms, his top-flight editing skills in all genres and types of writing, and his prodigious marketing and public relations background give him the track record and background to collaborate on, develop, sharpen, and deliver finished products to their audiences in a way that informs, enlightens, and possibly transforms their lives or businesses.