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JULIE LYLES CARR

BIO

Julie holds degrees in psychology and English Literature, a unique combination with an intrinsic understanding of what makes people tick and what questions to ask. She is a trained craftsman in the art of prose. As the daughter of a rocket scientist, and as a former television journalist, she has extensive research experience, and specializes in non-fiction in such areas as relationships, personal development, historical works, narrative in personal memoir, and biography. She additionally is an accomplished fiction writer.

 

Through the course of her successful career as a business owner and as a television and radio personality, podcasting host, and public speaker, Julie has worked with a number of business leaders and celebrity clients. She has written with such publishers Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Abingdon Press, and Penguin Random House. As a content consultant to businesses, she has worked with leading organizations in the healthcare industry, data management, financial services, media, and the nonprofit world.

 

She also authors her own books, including a best-selling non-fiction book on parenting, Raising an Original. Her weekly podcast features thought leaders, authors, musical artists, and entertainment industry leaders, including film directors and actors.

Jaci Velasquez, When God Rescripts Your Life: Seeing Value, Beauty, and Purpose When Life Is Interrupted (HarperCollins / Thomas Nelson)

This book explores the life and the lessons learned by GMA Dove award winning singer and actress Jaci Velasquez in the wake of her tremendous success and public difficulties. 

Storyboarding and ghostwriting of the book

 

Rosie Rivera, God Is Your Defender: Learning to Stand After Life Has Knocked You Down (HarperCollins / Thomas Nelson)

This book explores where to stand up for oneself and when to let God take the lead, from the experiences and life story of reality television star Rosie Rivera, including her perspective as a survivor of sexual abuse.

Storyboarding and ghostwriting of the book


 

Fly, Mariposa, Fly! The Story of Jenni Rivera

This upcoming children’s book recounts the challenging and inspiring life of Jenni Rivera, the Grammy-nominated vocalist sensation and subject of the top-rated Netflix series Mariposa de Barrio, who overcame numerous personal and professional hurdles to realize her dreams.

Storyboarding and ghostwriting


 

Lucy and Tom Riles,  Mom vs. Dad: The Not-So-Serious Guide to the Stuff We're All Fighting About  (Hachette)

Frontman of The Ellen Show Tom Riles and wife Lucy, star of “The Pack” on Amazon Prime recount the places where they disagree in their marriage and how they navigate through those issues with humor, grace, and love.

Writing and editorial 

 

Tracy Wilde,  Contentment: The Sacred Path to Loving the Life You Have (Simon & Schuster)

This book explores choosing contentment in a world driven by discontent and comparison. This book draws from Tracy’s own experiences and her friendships and family relationships, including her cousin Judah Smith.

Storyboarding and ghostwriting of the book

 

Tim Tebow,  Shaken: Young Reader's Edition: Fighting to Stand Strong No Matter What Comes Your Way (Waterbrook Multnomah)

Contributing writer and content consultant

 

Tim Tebow, Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.: A Homeschooler's Interactive Guide to Discovering Your True Identity (Waterbrook Multnomah)

Contributing writer and content consultant

 

MK Backstrom,  Holy Hot Mess: Finding God in the Details of this Weird and Wonderful Life (Hachette)

A viral social media star and comedic straight shooter, this book from MK Backstrom of Mom Babble pulls no punches when it comes to exploring the messy side of life.

Writing and editorial 

 

The Adventure Challenge, Couples Edition

Designed as a scratch-off adventure book for couples, this viral sensation has become a date night requirement.

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