Janice Phelps Williams is a writer and illustrator. From 1997 to 2018, she brought 250+ manuscripts to completion for a wide variety of clients by providing one or more tasks involved in book project management. These tasks included: editing, page/cover design, and illustration. From 2000 to 2012, she was founder and editor in chief of Lucky Press, which launched books by many talented first-time authors. She discontinued freelance work in 2018 and is currently writing and illustrating a middle grade novel for which she hopes to find a publishing home.
As illustrator: Sheldon, the Writer by Judy Dulberg (2014); The Belly Button that Escaped by Charles Zigman (2013); Two True Blue Dragons by David Boyce (2010); Still Her Spirit Sings by Robert W. Kurkela (2008), 14 titles in the “Open Your Heart” series from Dreamtime (2006–2007).
As author: Open Your Heart with Pets (Dreamtime Publishing, 2007)
Janice obtained a BFA from Kent State University.