Carol Whiteley is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. She is the author of The Everything Creative Writing Book (Adams Media, 2002), the author of The Internship Advantage (Penguin, August 2005; attributed as co-author), the author of 12 Hours to
a Great Marriage (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2003; attributed as co-author), and the author of Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Silicon Valley (Institute for the Future of Technology, 2002; attributed as co-author). Her articles, focused mainly on education, have been published in such magazines as New Living and Many Hands and in such newspapers as The Washington Post, The San Francisco Examiner, and The Baltimore Sun.
Carol is also co-founder and a partner in Writing Doctor, an online writing and editing service whose network of expert writers and editors offers a full range of writing and publishing services to individuals and corporate clients across the U.S. and abroad.
As the mother of a grown son, Carol understands the importance of adequate sleep to teenagers' well-being and how valuable 'no-war' sleep strategies can be to both teens and their parents. She maintains her involvement with teens by volunteering regularly with Bay Area high school students, coaching them on how to write standout college application essays. She has also helped to shape College Board presentations that focus on working with high school students.