A deaf widow leaves her eight-year-old son, at an orphanage, hoping he’ll find a better life. She dreams Girard College, a boarding school for fatherless boys, will be his Camelot. What she doesn’t know is that child abuse, anti-Semitism, sexual assault, and bullying await him. Boarding School Bastard is my memoir of a frightening yet fascinating childhood in a historic orphanage. Leavening tragedy with humor and humanity, Boarding School Bastard reveals a world we’d prefer to avoid, but is too riveting to ignore.
With clients like Ebay, Gannett, and Duane Morris, management consultants Tish Squillaro and Tim Thomas had thriving businesses. But they realized they could translate their knowledge into another business. So, they hired Alan Sharavsky to co-author a book entitled “HeadTrash.” The content became fuel for blog posts, PR, their website, and webinars. Setting the stage for – you guessed it – the next HeadTrash book, and HeadTrash HR consulting. HeadTrash is one of dozens of books, whitepapers and blogs that Alan has ghostwritten.
Scaled Agile, Inc. is an international training company that helps businesses incorporate lean and agile software engineering practices. They hired Alan to edit their most recent books to make them more readable and engaging. I’ve also edited numerous white papers and articles for their website. In other words, I’m he is tech copy editor who makes their copy less tekkie and more human kind.