Holly is a retired Penn State University clinical instructor with a Master of Science degree in nursing. She is the author of  How To Help WHEN PARENTS GRIEVE, STONE HAVEN: Murder Along The River, and Justice and Revenge. Holly is a poet and advice columnist who writes “Dear Gramma” for Senior Life newspaper. To learn more about Holly, visit her web site at or email her at

Mission Statement

Authors for Authors assist writers to sell and market their work. We provide venues for authors to showcase their work, make presentations and network with others in the publishing field.

Annual Events


Brevard Authors Book Fair

March 28, 2015

Cocoa Beach Library  


Meet the Authors Book Fair

November 22 & 23, 2014

Eau Gallie Civic Center


Authors for Authors offer mini critiques up to five pages of a work-in-progress and genre-specific marketing suggestions for writers.


Valerie Allen, psychologist, author, and speaker has published a book for authors: Write, Publish, Sell! Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Ideas for the Marketing Challenged. She has two children's books: Summer School for Smarties and Bad Hair, Good Hat, New Friends. A portion of the proceeds from her two novels, Suffer the Little Children and Sins of the Father, is donated to domestic shelters. Valerie does presentations and workshops on writing and marketing. Her newest release is a self-help book, Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony. Learn more about this author and speaker at or email her at

Holly Fox Vellekoop (pictured left)

Marshall Frank (center)

Valerie Allen (right)

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Author Marshall Frank is a retired captain from the Metro-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida, where he spent the majority of his thirty years investigating murders or commanding those who did. Now the author of ten books, six fiction and four non-fiction, Marshall is often invited to speak at public events and civic organizations. His latest book is The Upside to Murder. In addition to authoring books and articles, Frank is a violinist and entertains at various venues with his pianist partner, Dr. Jay Barnhart. Read his blogs and learn more about Marshall at or email him at

How to reach us:

These three published authors assist other writers to sell and market their work through two annual events on Florida’s Space Coast. In the spring, they host the Brevard Authors Book Fair, and in the fall, they feature the “Meet the Authors” Book Fair. They also offer mini-critiques, up to five pages, of a work-in-progress.

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