Meet the Team

Jessica Estep—Managing Partner

Jessica combines an extensive background in blogging, a Masters in Psychology, and a passion for helping new authors develop their career to help spread the word about InkSlinger PR clients. She enjoys connecting authors with the large community of bloggers she has forged relationships with over the years to introduce new voices to a wider audience. She also loves coordinating with authors to organize a streamlined publishing schedule, analyze their short and long term goals, and curate their brand and beyond.

Jessica is the mom of two amazing daughters, and when she isn’t working she loves binge watching TV, reading about sexy fictional men, and discovering her next favorite book. She is thrilled to have her dream job where she can enjoy reading fantastic stories and work with authors and other readers every day. You can follow her on Twitter @JessicaE_PR and Instagram @JessicaE_InkslingerPR.

Email: jestep@inkslingerpr.com

Nazarea AndrewsManaging Partner

Nazarea is a self-confessed book addict. She has been the Events Coordinator at Inkslinger for six years, shaping the department and specializing in helping new authors find their audience. She’s passionate about stories and sharing them, connecting authors to the blogging community, and chocolate and kissing scenes, and Excel spreadsheets. When not creating tour schedules, Nazarea can be found working on her own novels, hang out with her three kids, binge watching TV, or curled up with a book. She loathes laundry and loves being distracted on Twitter @NazareaAndrews

Email: nandrews@inkslingerpr.com

Emilie CouturePublicist

Emilie is a graduate of Carleton University’s communications and political science programs. After getting her degree, she spent time working in the world of public affairs doing data analysis, and in television production. A  long-time lover of books, Emilie found her way to publishing where she now combines her background in communications with her love of the written word. She now works with authors to create comprehensive plans to help build their brands and connect with new readers, with a strong focus on Facebook and AMS advertising.

When she isn’t reading or busy analyzing advertising data, Emilie can be found binge-watching more TV shows than any one person should really watch, cooking up more food than she can reasonably eat, plotting a story idea that will never see the light of day, or planning her next trip. Catch up with her on Twitter @_EmilieCouture.

Email: ecouture@inkslingerpr.com

Kelly Emery—Social Media Specialist & Graphic Designer

Social Media Specialist & Graphic Designer  – Kelly has been a lover of books since her teens, borrowing her mother’s fiction novels as often as possible. After years of reading murder mysteries, she picked up her first romance novel in 2006 and became absolutely enamored with the genre. This passion led her to blogging in 2015, becoming immersed in everything romance.

Along with books, Kelly’s other great passion is art. Having a creative mind at an early age, she’s had her artwork published in literary magazines, which led her to pursue her education at Dakota State University, majoring in art/art history. Combining her love of books with art, Kelly specializes in graphic design, helping authors by creating unique graphics tailored to their needs. She also specializes in social media management, spreading the word about InkSlinger PR clients and their books.

When Kelly isn’t reading, found on social media, or crafting digital graphics, she enjoys spending time with her family, working on puzzles, traveling, and watching as much baseball as she can. She currently lives in Arizona with her husband, 2 children, and their dog, Coco. You can follow her on Twitter @KellyAEmery and Instagram @kelly_emery_.

Email: kemery@inkslingerpr.com

Jessica Collins—Assistant

Jessica is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA with a bachelors in Professional Communications, which she loves to use to help get the word out to readers about the fantastic InkslingerPR authors. She’s a mother of 3, book nerd, and USA Today bestselling author. When she isn’t working on webpages, data entry, and research, she can be found reading, writing, or hanging out at the horse barn.

Email: jcollins@inkslingerpr.com

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