Izolda Trakhtenberg, Writer, Editor, Storyteller
Welcome! My name is Izolda Trakhtenberg. I’m the author of six books, numerous short stories, and articles that have appeared in anthologies, magazines, and journals. In fiction, I write urban fantasy and mysteries. In non-fiction, I write on mindful creativity, self-development, and creative collaborations.
My next book, tentatively titled, The Tarot Card Murders, is the first book in a new mystery series. It’s about Cassie Belmont, a professional tarot card reader who works with the police to solve crimes in Washington DC with a little magic peppered in.
Further, I provide editorial services for books, short stories, and articles. Please contact me for more information.
I also facilitate workshops on teaching others to spark their own creativity. We can all use that creative spark for self-expression and our truth.
I’m thrilled to announce that I’m one of the contributors to Midlife On Fire, the bestselling anthology.
Learn more about my books.
A Little About Me
I was born in the former Soviet Union. After a year-long immigration journey during which we lived in a war zone, my family arrived in the USA when I was seven years old. After I learned English, my amazing sixth-grade English teacher, Linda Gutman inspired me to become a voracious reader. Writing came later to me, but I have always been a teacher and storyteller. My books blend my love of mystery, music, fantasy, and adventure with love, friendship, and universal mysteries.
Through my workshops, I help people, companies, and organizations build their own creative genius and innovation skills. My “Work in Harmony®” and “Tell Your Story Better” workshops have garnered rave reviews at conferences, company meetings, and other events.