About Marilyn


Marilyn H. Collins is an award-winning author of nonfiction books and over a hundred magazine features. Her Step-by-Step Writing Guides include:

  • Market Yourself, Market Your Book
  • Memoir Writing Guide
  • You Can Write a Book about Your Family
  • The Art & Business of Writing Local or Regional History
  • Write History Right

She is a frequent workshop leader and conference speaker on writing memoir, family history, local history, and marketing. She also offers workshops about writing for regional and special interest magazines.

Collins held executive positions with the Washington National Cathedral Association, American Association of University Women, and the Beaufort Historical Association. She owned a marketing and management consulting company in the Washington, DC area and in North Carolina. Collins is currently owner of CHS Publishing.