Sandra Wendel

Author Name: Sandra Wendel
Most Recent Book Title: How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician’s Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis
Book Description: Coauthor with Mayo Clinic oncologist Dr. Edward T. Creagan. How to talk so your doctor will listen, which tests you need and when, the healing power of pets and other complementary health practices, surviving a dread diagnosis.
Additional Book Titles: Chewish: 36 Recipes of Love from Nama’s Kitchen (a tribute to the author’s grandmother, traditional favorites, easy to make)
Location (city/state/country): Omaha, Nebraska
Author bio: Sandra Wendel is a highly experienced book editor who specializes in helping authors write, polish, and independently publish and market their nonfiction manuscripts. Her specialties include memoir, health, self-help, business/leadership, and true crime.

She is particularly proud of three Holocaust memoirs she helped edit, four books written by Omaha police officers, and the many nonfiction books she has edited for such national clients as Amazon.

She teaches popular continuing education classes at Metropolitan Community College on how to write, publish, and market a book.

Her own book, co-written with Mayo Clinic doctor, Edward Creagan, called How Not to Be My Patient, has won three industry awards. And she recently released a cookbook called Chewish as a tribute to her grandmother.
Professional Speaker Topics: How to Write a Book (honed over 12 years teaching this topic to continuing ed students at Metropolitan Community College)
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto:

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King