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Besides helping many writers improve their manuscripts and publish independently, Fearless Literary develops a limited number of projects for direct representation to publishers. We currently specialize in the nonfiction fields of contemporary spirituality, human potential, health & fitness, memoir, and the arts. Following are some of the promising projects now in progress at various stages of development. Rights inquiries from established publishers are welcome. To keep up with all author news from Fearless Literary, join the Fearless Books mailing list.
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SARAH ANNE SHOCKLEY MARIA FELIPE REBEKAH McCLASKEY
DANA MARROCCO CORINNE ZUPKO
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SOLD: Fearless Literary has accepted an offer from New World Library for Sarah Anne Shockley's independently published book, THE PAIN COMPANION: Everyday Wisdom for Living with and Moving Beyond Chronic Pain, to be released in Spring 2018. A native of Connecticut living in northern California, Sarah is a multiple award-winning producer and director of educational films, including Dancing From the Inside Out, a highly acclaimed documentary on disabled dance. Her first book, Traveling Incognito, a guidebook for international travelers, won a Critic's Choice Award (San Francisco Review of Books). She holds an MBA in International Marketing and has worked in high-tech management, as a corporate trainer, and teaching undergraduate and graduate business administration. As the result of a work related injury in 2007, Sarah contracted Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) and has lived with debilitating nerve pain since then. She is a columnist for Pain News Network, and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. See her range of resources for those living with chronic pain at the Pain Companion website and Facebook page.
SOLD: Fearless Literary has placed the first book by Dana Marrocco, PhD with Dover Publications as a lead title for its new "Ixia" self-improvement imprint in the summer of 2018. In TOP TEN LIES WE TELL OURSELVES (And How to Stop Living Them). "Dr. Dana" brings her professional background in educational psychology and the spiritual inspiration of A Course in Miracles to a light-hearted but profound discussion of the most common self-deceptions that keep people from living happy and creative lives. The Foreword will be contributed by Gary Renard, author of the popular "Disappearance of the Universe" series, and the previous reigning comedian in the field. Claiming to have been "blonded by the Light," Dr. Dana speaks, sings, and performs "self-help stand-up" at local spiritual centers and retreats. She lives with her husband and two children in New Jersey. Experience Dr. Dana's style in her video series entitled "Did You Forget to Laugh?" and connect with her on Facebook or her website.
SOLD: Fearless Literary has accepted an offer from New World Library, after an auction with three bidders, for Corinne Zupko's book FROM ANXIETY TO LOVE: Working with Your Inner Therapist to Find Lasting Peace. (Pub date: Feb. 18, 2018) Corinne began her study of A Course in Miracles (ACIM) in 1997 after struggling with debilitating anxiety and panic attacks, and following its discipline has totally undone the high stress she used to live with. Her book will share with readers her method for using ACIM and other resources to recognize and work with one's "Inner Therapist" to live a peaceful and productive life. Corinne is a keynote speaker, Adjunct Professor of Counselor Education, licensed counselor, coach, and mindfulness meditation teacher at Bank of America. New World is also publishing Fearless Literary authors Maria Felipe and Rebekah McClaskey. Try Corinne’s ACIM-inspired meditation and connect with her on Facebook.
PUBLISHED: Fearless Literary is pleased to announce the publication of BREAKUP REHAB: Twelve New Steps for Starting Over Stronger (New World Library) by Rebekah McClaskey, M.A., of Encinitas, CA. Rebekah is a clairvoyant relationship counselor with a private practice that specializes in changing lives so that clients can experience fulfilling relationships and start over stronger after break-ups. Her training with 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, her work with veterans suffering from PTSD, and her education from Naropa University in Boulder have all contributed to her kind, earthy, and no-nonsense style of advice. A prolific writer with a readership of a million-plus on Elephant Journal, Rebekah writes not just for her readers' recovery from relationship trauma, but for their liberation from destructive habits and limiting self-definitions. Meet Rebekah in her "Transform Now" video, and on her website and Facebook.
PUBLISHED: Fearless Literary placed the first book by Rev. Maria Felipe of Los Angeles, entitled LIVE YOUR HAPPY: Getting Over Yourself to Find the Love Within, with New World Library, the publisher of such authors as Shakti Gawain, Dan Millman, and Eckhart Tolle. An accomplished actress who was the first female Hispanic boxing announcer and host of the WWF (now World Wrestling Entertainment) show "Los Super Astros," Maria acquired her ministerial certification through Pathways of Light in 2012 and has since dedicated herself to the teachings of A Course in Miracles. Also in a Spanish translation, her book presents her direct, high-energy approach to achieving genuine happiness through living the radical principles of the Course. LIVE YOUR HAPPY was officially released on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Learn more about Maria at her website or on Facebook.
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Principal Agent and Editor D. Patrick Miller founded Fearless Books & Literary Services in 1997. He is a veteran magazine journalist and author of a dozen books, and has provided manuscript evaluation and editing for many major publishers, agents, and hundreds of writers. After working in almost every other aspect of publishing, he began providing professional representation in 2015. Associate Agent and Publicity Specialist Jennifer Listug has a background in public relations at Schrader Cellars and New World Library, and brings a fresh, original, and up-to-date perspective to the challenge of "getting the word out" to help books succeed. Find out about her low-cost publicity consultations here.
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