Summary of Services
  • Writer: Website content, business and personal communications, blog posts, newsletters
  • Editor: Manuscripts: fiction and non-fiction, memoir, self-help, business, finance, women’s fiction, LGBT, spiritual
  • Presentations/workshops: Creative writing, sales training, goal setting, motivational training, media guest expert
Janet is pleased to announce her short story, “Pomegranate Shirt” won an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition.

Janet F. Williams began her career as a graphic artist near Detroit. She started an overnight graphics service with her partner that grew to three locations and 22 employees. She was named Art Department Manager at CREEM, a national music magazine, and later became Art Department Supervisor at Prakken, an educational materials publishing firm.

After moving to San Diego, she was awarded a B.A. in Psychology, and an M.A. in Holistic Health Education. As a health consultant, she served individuals and businesses including Sharp Memorial Hospital and the Golden Door Spa. In other creative endeavors, she was Assistant Director on the video “Less Stress in Five Easy Steps” starring Ed Asner; performed as co-host on “More Than Jazz” at KBNN 101.1FM; and curated a gallery exhibit, “Luann, Scenes From Life” featuring the cartoon art of Greg Evans at the California Center for the Arts, Museum. She also managed an avocado farm for 12 years.

In 1999, she took a turn toward automotive sales. Within six months, she became the top producer at Saturn of Escondido and was appointed EV-1 Area Representative. During a short stint selling Mercedes Benz, she was recruited as an F and I manager and served a year at Bob Baker Cadillac Subaru. She was asked to join Harloff BMW where she became the top F and I manager, increasing back end revenue by 150% per unit. Between 2001 and 2005, she brought efficiency and organization to the department, vetted vendors, improved inter-departmental relations, and provided sales training and coaching to the sales staff.

In 2006, Janet joined Rite Buy Corporation, d.b.a., College of Automotive Management and Dynamic Sales Careers. She opened a Carlsbad location where she recruited, sold, and enrolled F and I students, and interviewed and placed automotive salespeople. She wrote and edited sales materials for print and web, performed in sales videos, and contributed to marketing strategies. From 2007 to January 2013, Janet was a top producer at Ben Bridge Jewelers.

Janet established Good Day Media in 2010. She provides full-service manuscript editing for fiction and non-fiction, and teaches regularly at the Southern California Writers’ Conference. She provides personal and professional development in the form of sales training, oral and written communications, stress management, and creates specialized programming upon request. She speaks to businesses, non-profits, networking groups, book clubs, spiritual groups, etc. As a writer/editor, Janet helps businesses and individuals with sales letters, website content, website audits, newsletters, blogs, and more. She is a frequent guest blogger and radio interviewee, and has been quoted in Newsmax and Women’s Day. Client list.

Her book, “You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get” was named “Best Specialized Instruction Book of 2010” by premier reviewer Kirkus Indie, a Top 10 pick of the year! It was a Finalist in the San Diego Book Awards and the Eric Hoffer Excellence in Independent Book Publishing Awards, both in the self-help category. As an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church, Janet is now able to officiate at weddings. She assists all couples and can help you write specialized vows.

Contact Information
  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 2776, San Marcos, CA 92079
  • info (at) GoodDayMedia (dot) com
  • Voice mail at Good Day Media (760) 917-6125
  • B.A., Psychology, Honors, 1986
  • M.A., Holistic Health Education, Emphasis in Corporate Fitness Administration, Honors, 1988
  • Op-Ed Project: Write to Change the World, 2012
  • GIA, Associated Jewelry Professional Certificate, 2017
  • Publishers & Writers of San Diego
  • Read Local San Diego
  • Southern California Cartoonists Society, Publicist, Past-President and Treasurer
  • Universal Life Church, Ordained Minister
Accolades for “You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get”
  • Kirkus Indie Reviews, Best Specialized Instruction Book of 2010, a Top 10 Pick of the Year
  • 2011 San Diego Book Awards, Certificate of Excellence – Finalist
  • 2012 Eric Hoffer Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing, Self-Help Category – Finalist
  • Barnes and Noble, Named Best Book of the Month
Local Service Area
  • Janet is available to serve all of Southern California: San Diego County, North San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, and Riverside County including Anaheim, Cardiff, Carlsbad, Dana Point, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Irvine, Julian, La Jolla, La Mesa, Laguna Beach, Lemon Grove, Leucadia, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mission Viejo, Murrieta, Newport Beach, Oceanside, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Poway, Ramona, Rancho California, San Clemente, San Diego, San Juan Capistrano, San Marcos, Santa Ana, Santee, Solana Beach, Temecula, Valley Center, Vista, Winchester, and surrounding cities. Please contact her about traveling to your destination.