Author, Personal Historian, Writing Consultant, Editor, Technical Writer, Approved Federal Grant Reader, Grant Writer, Photographer and Ghostwriter
This book represents the vast Italian community that is woven into the tapestry of Los Angeles. Over 568,000 Italian-Americans live in the greater Los Angeles area. Although the nuclear "Little Italy" has vanished the heart and soul of the Italian culture is still strong. Released in July 2007 and instantly a big success!
WRITE YOUR STORY
Marge Bitetti helps you to tell your life story. Only you know the lessons and values that you learned and the wisdom that you can be shared with family and friends.
These unique custom books are keepsakes for you, your family or your organization. Services include digitally recorded interviews, written and edited manuscript based on interview, graphic design of your story, scanning personal photo, layout and book production. All projects are custom designed. No project too big or too small. Editing services also available.
These personal histories are ideal for Birthdays, Weddings, Holidays, Anniversaries, Vacation Memories, new couples, new parents, and Memorial Tributes.
Norco, Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing, October 2005
Norco's motto, "City Living in a Rural Atmosphere," is reflected in this town where horses trot down the street next to cars. Norco's history includes Hollywood stars and Rodeos. Over 900 acres in the center of the city has been home to the U.S. Naval Warfare Assessment Center since 1941. This book celebrates the history of the past with archival photos and historic stories
Early Santa Ana, Arcadia Publishing
The history Santa Ana dates back to the late 1800s. Today Santa Ana is a vital city with a population over 350,000. Marge Bitetti is a member of California Historic Society.
Early Santa Ana, Arcadia Publishing Spring 2006 (photo copyright Marge Bitetti)
Marge Bitetti joined efforts with co-author Guy Ball to complete this splendid history of Santa Ana, California. She was a long-time resident of Santa Ana. Located at the heart of Orange County just 35 miles from Los Angles and 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean.
Book signing event at Barnes & Noble.
Newport Beach, California (copyright Marge Bitetti)
Marge Bitetti has been a published writer since 1982. During her career she has written hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. Her work includes all aspects of non-fiction writing: articles, reports, corporate and educational scripts, newsletters, and books. She has worked both as author and as ghostwriter. She also is an accomplished photographer.
In 1997 she earned Master's degree in Business Management from Webster University. Her undergraduate degree is in Radio-TV Broadcasting from California State University Long Beach.
In 2003 she completed training at Riverside Community College and earned a certificate in grant writing.
Awards include: best reporter, and numerous first place awards from the National Federation of Press Women. She has authored a collection of poems and several non-fiction books. She has also worked as a ghostwriter for non-fiction books.
She currently works as a business-marketing consultant and does grant writing for non-profits in the Inland Empire. She is a member of the Authorís Guild, The California Historical Society, and Art Historian of Southern California and the Corona Chamber of Commerce.
Published books are follows:
Early Santa Ana, Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing, scheduled for release Spring 2006
Norco, Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing, 2005, ISBN: 7385-3035-2
Pharmaceutical Marketing in Europe: Lessons from the US Smi Publishing Ltd., London, England, UK, ISBN: 186206 0983
Millennium Twenty-First Century Orange County Pioneer Publications, author and photographer
Keep Perspective, ghost writer/editor
To Volunteer is to Love, author non-fiction book
Wellness Through Awareness, ghost writer/editor
Time Out, original collection of poetry
Bessica, historic fiction about the first woman pilot in America Bessica Raiche
Shift, a black comedy based in L.A. about a womanís morbid attraction to death, a series of events and gender identity leads to hilarity.
Politi's career as an illustrator of children's books earned him the Caldecott Award the highest-ranking award in children's literature. 2008 marks the centennial of this artist many events are planned in his honor
From the New book Italians in Los Angeles
Ciao, Welcome to my web page. I love nature, hiking, friends, good food & fine wine, writing and my Italian heritage
"If you would be a reader, read; if a writer, write."
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"The secret of all good writing is sound judgment."
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You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say."
--F. Scott Fitzgerald The Note-Books 1945
"Wherever men have lived there is a story to be told, and it depends chiefly on the story-teller or historian whether that is interesting or not."
--Thoreau, Journal, 1860