Jan Moran is an author of historical novels for St. Martin’s Press (Scent of Triumph, The Winemakers). She also writes the Love, California contemporary series, which includes Flawless, Beauty Mark, Runway, Essence, and other upcoming 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.
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.
Read 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.
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.
- Contact Jan Moran here
- Contact her literary agent, Jenny Bent
- Check her out on IMDB and LinkedIn
- St. Martin’s Press Editor: Jennifer Weis
- Contact her Publicist: Jessica Preeg, St. Martin’s Press
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.