Tuesday, October 19, 2010

FastPencil Gains Momentum with Best-Selling Authors on FastPencil Premiere

FastPencil has added world-class authors who are signing to FastPencil Premiere, a new and exclusive publishing imprint where top-tier and best-selling authors can create and publish books with all the advantages of FastPencil's next-generation digital and social media publishing services. FastPencil gives them the opportunity to publish their books in print and digital formats in a timely manner while collecting higher margins and maintaining complete control every step of the way.

The exclusive publishing imprint has added:

Jim Dratfield - Author of almost a dozen popular animal oriented fine art photographic coffee table books and creative director behind Petography® traveling the country offering photo commissions of people's pets

Steve Greenberg - The Innovation Insider and author of "GADGET NATION: A Journey Through The Eccentric World of Invention"

Mark Victor Hansen - Co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, Inc. and co-author of the upcoming book "U R The Solution"

Angela Sage Larsen - Author of the seven-book series for children, "Good Things Come on Tiny Wings: The Adventures of Petalwink the Fairy"

Steven Pressfield - Author of the international bestsellers, "The Legend of Bagger Vance," "Gates of Fire," "Tides of War," "Last of the Amazons," "The Virtues of War," "The Afghan Campaign" and "Killing Rommel." "The War of Art," an autobiographical treatise on the life of the artist, is his only work of nonfiction

Mark Victor Hansen is co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, Inc., the popular brand that has almost 200 titles in print and has sold more than 150 million "Chicken Soup for the Soul" books worldwide. His other best-selling books include "The One Minute Millionaire," "Cracking the Millionaire Code," "How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life," "The Aladdin Factor," "Dare to Win" and "The Power of Focus." Hansen's newest book, "U R the Solution," co-authored with writer-director-producer Bill Froehlich ("MacGyver," "Hart to Hart," "Outer Limits") will be available through FastPencil Premiere in October.

Angela Sage Larsen's seven-book series for children, "Good Things Come on Tiny Wings: The Adventures of Petalwink the Fairy," is available in ebook formats through FastPencil Premiere. Larsen's "Fifties Chix," a young adult series that will be based on her blog telling the stories of five girls in 1955 who wake up to find they are fifty-five years into the future, will soon be available on FastPencil Premiere as well, in print and ebook formats.

This terrific group of authors is joining Guy Gilchrist, whose "The Best of Today's Dogg" is already available through FastPencil Premiere, Premiere.Fastpencil.com, in hardcover, paperback and ebook formats. Together they all represent the first group of landmark best selling, established and highly popular authors and illustrators joining the Premiere imprint, making FastPencil Premiere a formidable publishing presence.

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