Robin Colucci

CEO

Robin Colucci helps world-class experts write world changing books. Her clients have been published by “Big 5” and other top publishing houses and others have self-published.

Asia Small

Chief Officer of Delight/ Chief Operations Officer

As Operations Manager and “Chief Officer of Delight,” Asia Small handles our back-end operations.

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Asia Small

As Operations Manager and “Chief Officer of Delight,” Asia Small handles our back-end operations, creates systems and processes, tracks data, and keeps the wheels moving and securely connected to the cart.

Currently pursuing her MBA at Stetson, Asia has spent most of her professional career working for Fortune 500 companies in Finance, Sales, and Contract Negotiation.

Asia is bi-lingual. She was born in New York, and spent most of her childhood in Ansbach, Germany. She graduated from Stetson University in 2019 with a bachelor’s in Economics and minors in German Language and Asian Studies.

Asia also has her own tutoring business, where she uses unique, fun, and effective methods to help kids excel in Math and English.

Dylan Hoffman

Ghostwriter and Book Coach

Dylan Hoffman is a writer, editor, theater director, and translator based in NYC.

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Dylan Hoffman

Dylan Hoffman is a writer, editor, theater director, and translator. Based in NYC, he has ghostwritten and edited multiple traditionally published books on business, science, medicine, and other topics.

He studied directing at the Eugene O’Neill National Theater Institute and has directed several shows using his Avant-guard and innovative creative vision, including a critically acclaimed off-Broadway production of Unstuck.

A 2019 Fulbright recipient and fluent in Italian, Dylan taught English to Italian high school students until the COVID-19 outbreak required him to return to the U.S.

He graduated summa cum laude in 2018 from Brandeis University with highest departmental honors in Creative Writing and minors in theater and Italian studies. That same year, his honors thesis won the Yakas Senior Thesis award.

Beyond his editorial work for R Colucci, LLC, Dylan is working on new verse translation of Aeschylus’ Oresteia, commissioned by the Teatro di Sardegna, Italy.

Aubrey Polliard

Editorial and Executive Assistant

Aubrey Polliard graduated with a B.A. in International Relations and Sociology from the University of Denver.

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Aubrey Polliard

Aubrey Polliard graduated with a B.A. in International Relations and Sociology from the University of Denver. Specializing in international security and human rights, she’s collaborated with some of the brightest minds on critical security issues at the Josef Korbel School for International Studies. Before that, she attended Denver School of the Arts, majoring in Creative Writing for seven years.

As a strong writer and editor and with a passion for film, Aubrey collaborated on a screenplay for a short film that’s been entered in the 2020 Telluride Film Festival and Aspen Film Festival.

A voracious learner and traveler, Aubrey spent her last year of high school studying and working abroad in Argentina and Brazil. She returned to South America to study abroad in Bolivia, completing a research project on resistance tactics of local coca farmers. She speaks fluent Spanish and some Portuguese, with aspirations to take on French and Arabic in the coming years. 

Elizabeth Bartasius

Book Coach and Ghostwriter

Elizabeth Bartasius is a writer, editor, and coach who helps indie authors, social entrepreneurs, and change agents.

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Elizabeth Bartasius

Elizabeth Bartasius is a writer, editor, and coach who helps indie authors, social entrepreneurs, and change agents to cultivate their unique voice and share their wisdom in transformative and influential stories that inspire and engage.

Based in the US Virgin Islands, Elizabeth specializes in memoir and other narrative works.  

She is the best-selling author of the award-winning novel, The Elegant Out, praised by Kirkus Reviews as “…a riveting tale of maturing womanhood and an insightful peek into the creative process.” 

Maya Hoffman

Social Media Maven and Copy Editor

Maya Hoffman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mount Holyoke College with a double major in Politics and French (2020).

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Maya Hoffman

Maya Hoffman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mount Holyoke College with a double major in Politics and French (2020).  Before that, she majored in Creative Writing for seven years at Denver School of the Arts. Since 2018, she has worked closely under the tutelage of literary critic and professor Christopher Benfey, studying and writing creative nonfiction essays on a variety of topics.

Also, a creative writer, she has been published twice by the nationally ranked award-winning literary arts magazine Calling Upon Calliope, and published an essay on WBUR’s opinion page Cognoscenti in May, 2020.

In addition to her work at R Colucci, LLC, Maya is a contributor to the national legal website “PreLaw Land,” where she writes weekly articles on criminal justice reform and environmental law.

Dr. Sharon Washington

editor and book coach

As a writer and anthropologist, Dr. Sharon Washington has traveled the world exploring human capacity as imagination. 

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Dr. Sharon Washington

As a writer and anthropologist, Dr. Sharon Washington has traveled the world exploring human capacity as imagination. Her first jobs include writing and editing for the Dallas Times Herald, NY Newsday, and Akron Beacon Journal. Two of those papers have succumbed to the inevitable future of newspapers, which is disappearing as fast as ice cream in a hot sunny Texas town being eaten by flies. Her book, The Educational Contract, is about some of the most dilapidated educational communities in the US, southern Africa and Latin America. Sharon’s novels personalize her travels into a foray of adventures into past lives crisscrossing time with the present.

Sharon’s industry knowledge spans her anthropological career, and has grown a network of both colleagues and partners in the U.S. and abroad, and she brings those connections to bear in her client relationships. Having spent the bulk of her career focused primarily on the U.S., Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America, she has gained a significant level of industry knowledge and experience in specific issue areas including economic security, media influences, social science, education, data analysis, and organizational sustainability and management. As a writer and editor, academically trained as an anthropologist, Sharon brings skill and meaning to all of her clients. 

Otis Fuqua

Ghostwriter and Copy Editor

Otis Fuqua helps thought leaders break large ideas down, and package them in a fun-to-read, easy-to-understand way.

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Otis Fuqua

Otis Fuqua helps thought leaders break large ideas down, and package them in a fun-to-read, easy-to-understand way. Working with CEOs of large companies, scientists at the cutting edge of their fields, and industry-leading experts in law, fitness, and economic development, Otis has helped our clients by ghostwriting their book or book proposal, editing their work, or assisting them in finding critical avenues of inquiry.

Based in New York City, he fuels his work with equal parts of passion for climate and social justice, and child-like wonder for the magic of storytelling. When not working for us, he’s likely writing fiction behind a mug of super-charged coffee, running along the East River, or playing Dungeons and Dragons.

 Unsurprisingly, he enjoys a good book, and can’t stop talking about Kurt Vonnegut (ask him about Cat’s Cradle, if you have ten hours).

Carolyn Purnell

Ghostwriter

Carolyn Purnell is the author of The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses (Norton, 2017).

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Carolyn Purnell

Carolyn Purnell is the author of The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses (Norton, 2017) and the forthcoming Inventing Color. Carolyn earned her Ph.D. in history from University of Chicago, and her work has appeared in Wall Street Journal, CityLab by The Atlantic, Good Housekeeping, and Apartment Therapy. She is also the author of the “Making Sense” blog for Psychology Today. Carolyn has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Huntington Library, Georges Lurcy Foundation, Brown Foundation of Fellows, and French Society for Historical Studies.