Who We Are

Gemini Adams, Award-Winning Author and Founder of Finish Your Book

Finish Your Book was founded by multiple award-winning and bestselling author, Gemini Adams.

Gemini has written three non-fiction books, co-authored two more, been traditionally published by Duncan Baird, Sterling, Random House and Heart Shuppan, self-published, and started her own imprint, Live Consciously.

She has also self-publicized, securing TV interviews, over 40 radio interviews, speaking engagements and tons of online and print coverage for her books.

However, it took Gemini a long time to realize that she could be an author, despite the fact that she’d penned countless stories, journal entries, skits and cartoon commentaries since she was a wee girl. She saw herself as someone who wrote ‘things’ rather than as a writer.

Like Gemini, many writers are unsure of their voice, whether or not they have anything interesting to add to the mass of blogs, magazines, articles, films, plays and novels out there, and many write because they find expressing their truth verbally to be a terrifying experience! That’s sometimes why starting a book is easy, finishing one is not. It’s never really about the writing.

“Most writers are terrified of putting their work out into the world.”

Fortunately, Gemini got over her dose of writers block and has since completed two bestselling non-fiction books,  The Top 100 recipes for Happy Kids, and Your Legacy of Love: Realize the Gift in Goodbye, which is a recipient of the Mom’s Choice Gold Award 2010, the National Best Book Award 2009, Dad’s Seal of Approval 2009 and a Finalist of the International Book Awards 2010. Her works have been translated into Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.

Gemini is also the author/illustrator of The Facebook Diet: 50 Funny Signs of Facebook Addiction and Ways to Unplug with a Tech-Detox, which is the first in the Unplug Series (Dec 2012). She is also a contributing author to More Than Money: How to Leave A Lasting Legacy to Your Family,  and Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss.

As a member of the Society of Authors, the Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC), the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) and the Publishers Association of Los Angeles, Gemini continually stay connected with the latest trends and developments in the industry, which is essential in a world that’s undergoing such rapid change due to the digitization of content and the move from a traditional bricks and mortar distribution model to an on-demand, direct to consumer one.

Gemini has also written countless freelance articles for publication in magazines, such as Women’s Health, Red, BOOM, Live It Natural, newsletters, brochures and websites. Now she helps other authors to find their voice and the confidence to become recognized authors, rather than people who write!

As a Book Midwife (Writing Coach & Publishing Advisor) Gemini’s aim is to help authors to understand the process of writing and publishing a book, by learning about the options available (including hybrid, traditional publishing and self-publishing), the keys to a powerful book proposal that will make agents want to represent you, and ways to successfully pitch, present and promote their book to literary agents, editors, publishers and ultimately, their readers.

“My aim is to help budding authors,  just like you, to birth their books—painlessly, without blood sweat or tears! — Gemini Adams”


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