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Gold Stars

I appreciate what others have to say…


Barbara Potter
Retired Orange County Register editor

“For several years, Cheryl Russell has written a monthly column, “Cheryl’s Corner,” for the Laguna Woods Globe. To its senior readers, she offers insight into how to stay active, mentally positive, and how to view life with shared laughter. Her witty, wise, and compassionate column continues to be a gift to the community.”

Katy Koontz
Editor-in-Chief, Unity Magazine

“Cheryl Russell is a gem in every way. She wrote a story about imagination for us at Unity Magazine that turned out brilliantly. She wove background information, personal storytelling, and top-notch advice and tips into a piece that our readers just loved. And not only is she a talented professional, but she is also an absolute joy to work with. She’s incredibly inspiring!”

Jennifer Karmarkar
City editor

“Cheryl writes the ‘Cheryl’s Corner’ column for the Orange County Register and Laguna Woods Globe. Her writing is clear and concise, her topics entertaining and thoughtful. She writes in an engaging, relatable style that really connects with our readers.”


Steve Simon

“It is very difficult to find an editor who is effective at suggesting technical changes as well as content enhancements. Cheryl excels in both areas without overstepping. Her dedication to my book projects is an inspiration. She treats the project as if it was her own and is very conscientious about meeting deadlines. If you are looking for an editor, look no further.”

Tina Carey

“Cheryl Russell was a creative partner in expanding the vision of my book, editing it and supporting me through publication and marketing.”

Leslie Dixon
Owner/Founder–Birds and Bees Connection

“My marketing communications must be of the highest quality and very professional.   Cheryl’s editing skills has made a huge difference in my company’s course materials and the information sent to my clients.”

Beth Costa
Principal –The Pink Daffodil

“With a five-minute conversation, Cheryl can write a blog, letters of introduction and anything else I toss her way as if I wrote it myself! A master at connecting the dots, she offers creative ideas both applicable and beneficial to my business. Cheryl is a rare, personal, professional and passionate person!”

Gabrielle Adele
Intuitive Coach

“Cheryl was clearly committed to understanding my work, providing keen insight to refresh my ‘tired’ website. It was great to revisit my creation and see it through new eyes. Highly recommend Cheryl – and look forward to working with her in other areas to expand my marketing capabilities!”

Creative Thinker

Rusty Kennedy
Executive Director–Orange County Human Relations

“As a visionary thinker, she saw the potential of converting three, non-revenue program events into a major fundraising opportunity with an awards concept that accomplished three successful outcomes–$90K net new revenue in its first year, substantial increase in visibility of community volunteer acknowledgment, and expanded agency recognition as the premiere human relations organization in Orange County.”

Carole Zavala
President–CZ Associates

“Cheryl’s innovative and creative approaches to life and work are life enhancing.  She brings a special spirit of love, joy and enthusiasm to every endeavor. She takes the time and effort to live, on a daily basis, her own message of thankfulness and gratitude.”

Molly Levitta
Assistance League, Laguna Beach

“A thousand thanks once again for a perfectly delightful morning.  You are a shinning example of a creativity and imagination … personified!”