About Jan Moran

jan-moran-641x1024Jan Moran is an author of historical novels for St. Martin’s Press (Scent of TriumphThe Winemakers). She also writes the Love, California contemporary series, which includes Flawless, Beauty Mark, Runway, Essence, and other titles. She wrote Fabulous Fragrances I and II, which earned spots on the Rizzoli Bookstore bestseller list, and Vintage Perfumes. She is represented by Jenny Bent at The Bent Agency. Her books are also available in large print and audiobook editions and are translated into German, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, and other languages.

As a writer-producer, she adapted The Winemakers with a fellow screenwriter for a dramatic television series. She is expanding her catalog of books and screenplays and forming partnerships for film and television projects.

Jan has been featured in numerous publications and on television and radio, including CNN, Women’s Wear Daily, Allure, InStyle, and O Magazine. As an editor and writer, she has covered fragrance, beauty, and spa travel for a variety of publications such as Cosmopolitan, Costco Connection, and Porthole Cruise.

Italian edition of The WinemakersRead her latest blog posts at JanMoranWrites.com. Listen to her talk business and publishing on the Entrepreneur’s Money podcast and watch her interview on Secret Paris below, or watch Jan on the YouTube Secret Paris channel.

She is the founder and creator of Scentsa, a touch-screen software program for retailers and brands.  The fragrance and skincare programs (FragranceIQ, SkinIQ) are at Sephora stores in the US, Canada, France, Mexico, Brazil, and Denmark.  Scentsa was recently sold to Sephora.

As a speaker, consultant, and major brand/retailer spokesperson, she has spoken before numerous groups, including Fashion Group International, The Fragrance Foundation, and The American Society of Perfumers.  She has represented brands and retailers in media on behalf of several PR companies, including Edelman and DeVries. She is available for consulting, training, and speaking engagements.

The Winemakers Audiobook read by Earphone Award-winning narrator Erin Bennett

Audiobook read by Erin Bennett: The Winemakers by Jan Moran


She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the University of Texas at Austin. As an entrepreneur and former CEO and board member, she speaks on a variety of topics, including topics in the fragrance and beauty industries, technology engagement at retail, entrepreneurship, the business of writing, women in business, and other topics.

She is a member of The Author’s Guild, PEN, and the RWA.

Follow her on Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/jan-moran



Contact Jan:

Audio and Video

Hear Jan and fellow author Belinda Jones speak on hybrid publishing at the University of California San Diego Writers Conference.

Watch Jan below in a Secret Paris interview with Juliette Sobanet.