Mick Spillane has specialized in multiple facets of the writing and editing profession for over fifteen years. Spillane founded Mick Spillane - Turn of Phrase Editorial, a service-oriented infrastructure that delivers an extensive range of quality editorial services to clients in the following industries: medicine/science/STM, finance, publishing, educational, political, fiction, and nonfiction. Among his top clients, Spillane has authored and edited books for Atlantic Publishing, McGraw-Hill, The Story Plant, Hackett Publishing, Mary Ann Liebert Publishers, McGraw-Hill, Nova Scientific Publishing, Columbia University Press, and Quaker Hill Press. And a children's book editor with ABDO Publishing and Amicus Press.
He has written, ghostwritten and edited dozens of noteworthy publications and productions that include Everydayhealth.com, the Web series Bitchin Kitchen with Nadia G, which now airs on The Cooking Channel, and MicroGem’s “Flinkies,” for which he both created the brand and composed the advertising copy. He is the author of the cult classic, How to Successfully Start a Notary Business. Spillane has worked as Senior Production Editor for Harper Collins, Developmental Editor for GW Medical Publishing/STM Learning, Senior Production Editor for Taylor & Francis Books , Inc. (Brunner-Routledge and Psychology Press imprints), Consulting Editor for The National Academy Press, and Managing Editor for SIGS Books/Cambridge University Press. Spillane has also published an extensive list of short stories, poetry, and articles on various topics. He began his editorial career at Scholastic, Inc. in New York City. Spillane earned his Master of Arts degree in philosophy at The Graduate Faculty at The New School for Research, New York, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in English at New York University, New York. He was a scholarship recipient from the Wolfson Center for National Affairs at the World Policy Institute for his writing on social and political theory.