Kim Weiss has been in the publishing business since 1994. Prior to her position as Director of Communications for HCI Books (Health Communications, Inc.), she ran her own public relations firm in Boca Raton, FL, called WW Communications, Inc. where she created pr campaigns for individuals, corporations and municipalities.
She has been with HCI during the making of such phenomenal bestsellers such as the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, A Child Called “It’, What the Bleep Do We Know, Staging Your Comeback: A Complete Beauty Revival for Women Over 45 and most recently, Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare, a book by HLN host, Jane Velez-Mitchell titled iWant, The Dead Celebrity Cookbook series by Frank DeCaro, Peruvian Power Foods by Manuel Villacorta.
At HCI, Kim headed up her own imprint, Simcha Press. She has also been published in the following story collections: Chicken Soup for the Shopper’s Soul, Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrates Cats and Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Soul, and the brand new tome, The Ultimate Bird Lover, where she has two stories and one photo credit.
In addition to her post as HCI, Kim has a consulting/coaching service for authors, Kim Weiss Publishing Services (http://www.helpmewithmybook.com) where she works with both aspiring and accomplished authors. Kim offers “an insider’s look at publishing your book.” She’s also blogging about the business and other fun stuff at: helpmewithmybook.com/blog.
When she’s not working with authors, Kim is taking photos from her 14th floor terrace with its illustrious ocean view, studying opera with her vocal coach, playing her guitar, lying on the beach somewhere, or being entertained by her cat and birds. There’s also a rumor that she’s writing her own book!