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Coaching, Editing, Publishing


Whether you have an unwritten dream, a half-written draft, or a full-length manuscript... coaching sessions with Alexa Johansen, Ph.D., will support you in refining and reaching your writing goals.

Coaching sessions serve as a consistent source of support and guidance, as well as mutually agreed upon accountability checkpoints. Depending on your project, we may brainstorm a comprehensive outline, develop the narrative, sharpen themes, affirm strengths, identify gaps or weaknesses, workshop the writing, and/or set attainable goals.


Is your manuscript in need of a second pair of (professional) eyes? Alexa Johansen, Ph.D., offers professional editing services for any stage of any writing project!

Whether you're in need of fine-tuning proofreading or in-depth developmental editing, Alexa is available to bring your writing to the next level.

Editing services are offered for all types of creative works (e.g., poetry, short stories, novels, memoirs, essays, children's books), academic works (e.g., essays, thesis projects, dissertations, presentations), and professional works (e.g., copy, reports, handbooks and manuals, marketing and/or training materials, public speaking, presentations).


Ready to see your book dreams come true, and to see your own work on your bookshelf? Let's talk publishing!


In the realm of publishing, we have three values: support, community, and celebration. We will support you and your work by bringing your vision to life in book form. And, on the other side of publishing, we want to celebrate by bringing together your community for a Book Release Party!

GoldScriptCo publishes authors, artists, and creatives across the country. Contact us for a free consultation call so we may hear more about your manuscript and goals, as well as share more about our publishing process.

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Your potential writing coach and/or editor!

Alexa Johansen, Ph.D., was a professor of rhetoric at Loyola Marymount University, a professor of composition at Life Pacific University, and a professor of writing at Azusa Pacific University. She oversaw a First-Year Seminar curriculum on critical thinking, which quickly gained a standing among the Top 20 (out of Top 100) rankings in the US News and World Report in 2018.

Alexa received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Literature and Creative Writing. She received her Doctorate in Higher Education, with an emphasis on student success for historically underrepresented student populations.

Beyond her teaching experience and scholarship, Alexa is passionate about partnering with creatives to support their strengths, elevate their work, and attain their goals. Alexa is highly relational, which translates to an encouraging coach; and, she is keen on details, making her a thorough and well-equipped editor.

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