MICHELE MATRISCIANI is a New York Times bestselling editor and ghostwriter and former editorial director of HCI Books‒the original publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Specializing in memoir and practical/prescriptive nonfiction, Michele was an acquisitions editor and developmental editor for fifteen years, working at several New York houses, including Macmillan, Hyperion, Contemporary Books, and McGraw-Hill Trade. In 2011, Michele founded Bookchic LLC, a full-service content development and consulting company. Her ghostwriting roster includes books published by, among other publishers, HarperCollins, Hay House, Rowman & Littlefield, Insight Editions, Changing Lives Press, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. For more information, please visit www.bookchic.net.