Content Consultant

cool.smile.bmDoug-Schmidt-

“Doug is The Author Whisperer … 

simply put, he saves books.”

Karen Pickering, Publisher, Book Villages

(Doug’s Current Rate: Developmental Edit [Books], $4995 per 50,000 words)

  • Editorial Manager with David C. Cook Publishing Co. (17 years) https://davidccook.com / Currently working on contract with multiple publishers …

  • Sample book-editing projects: Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want by Rachel Cruze (Dave Ramsey’s daughter) [Non-fiction ghost editor for Ben Stroup]; 9 1/2 Months, by Bonnie Prestel (novel); East Colfax by Shawn Sikkema (autobiography); Generations by Kenny Sargent (novel); Ten (10) 800-page NIV Lesson Commentaries by David C. Cook.

  • Quarterly contributor to the #1 Best Seller in the Christian Book Market (every August): The Standard Lesson Commentary.

  • Co-creator of the first successful digital Christian curriculum (Real Life Downloaded, David C. Cook — now in its 21st year of circulation). https://www.reallifedownloaded.com

  • Contributing writer and editor for The Quest Study Bible, published by Zondervan & Christianity Today. (Over one million sold).

  • Author of two books (published by David C. Cook) and numerous small group resources.

  • The curriculum products Doug works on reach over 400,000 people, four times a year.

  • Doug holds degrees in biblical studies from Wheaton College (B.A.) and systematic theology (M.A.) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

  • He is certified as a facilitator for Prepare & Enrich (a marriage enhancement tool). https://www.prepare-enrich.com

  • Doug is also licensed as a pastor with Crossroads Church (a multi-site congregation in the North Metro Denver area).

Editors, Agents, & Publishers: feel free to drop Doug an e-mail to set up a ten-minute exploration call (gratis). doug@dougschmidt.com