Introducing Ann Marie Bryant, author of Releasing Your Story

“I have raved about publishing a book with Outskirts Press with anyone that would listen. Definitely plan on using you again.”

Ann Marie Bryant has fulfilled her dreams and success by overcoming her own obstacles. She holds two Masters Degrees and has personally used these techniques to move forward into a teaching career she loves. Ann Marie also speaks and coaches others to fulfill their life’s ambition.

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Book description…

Things happen to us every day but what meaning do we attach to these occurrences? Releasing Your Story looks into these events that have happened in the past yet may still negatively influence your thoughts and actions today. By looking into these events and finding the origin of these limiting beliefs you will have the opportunity to finally free yourself from the thoughts which may be keeping you from truly living a life of joy and happiness.

Introducing Brooke Lewis, author of Ms. Vampy’s Teen Tawk: There’s A Lotta Power In Ya Choices

“As an actress and life coach in Hollywood, I love when situations present themselves where I can authentically share that I am absolutely thrilled. I had some frustrations with the old Outskirts’ publishing system and process while publishing my first book. I chose to return, due to the support of Tina and Gwen and could not have had a better and more efficient experience my second time around! The best part was that I was able to work directly with one producer, Gwen, throughout the entire process! Communication and clarity improved 100%! I realize we are living in a cyber world, but having Gwen to email with, made all the difference in the process. We were able to skip many of the technical problems I had the first book experience. Thank you to Outskirts Press for making me a very happy author.”

Brooke Lewis is a multi-award-winning Actress, Producer, Author, Board Certified Life Coach and Dating Expert. She has done writing, speaking and TV segments in media such as CBS2 KCAL9 Los Angeles, San Diego Living CW6, CBS 8 Las Vegas Now, Fox 5 Vegas, AM Buffalo, FOX 29 Philadelphia, John Kerwin Live, AfterBuzz TV, Pop Trigger TV, Brandi Glanville Unfiltered, Huffington Post, She Knows, Your Tango, Her Campus, Girls Life, Woman’s Day, Female First and Meet Mindful. She was the Creator and Host of the award-winning talk show and web series Ms. Vampy’s Tween Tawk, Teen Tawk & In Between Tawk. Brooke is also known as the sassy Co-host on the dating talk show Breaking Dating. She has empowered teens, women and men around the world, giving them knowledge they can use in their everyday lives and giving them the confidence they need to go after their dreams. Her motto is…Be Fearless!

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Stories from Ms. Vampy to empower teen girls to make powerful choices! I am a Vampiress from Brooklyn with a mission! Do you know how many teen girls struggle with the courage to make the right choices and find their own voice? My mission is to empower teen girls to be courageous, so they can make the right choices and find their own voice. I may be over 100 years old now, but, remember, Vampires never grow up! I still feel like a teenager at heart and I still struggle with the same issues and challenges I did 85 years ago. I’ve also been through over 100 years of challenges and experiences, so I think that qualifies me as a freakin’ “expert,” don’t you? I mean, there ain’t nothin’ I haven’t seen or heard, so I am inspired to share both my mistakes and successes with you. I will also tell ya that some of my biggest successes and lessons have come from making mistakes and the wrong choices. You just gotta pick yourself up, start over and make different choices the next time. At any time, you have the power to create a “do-ova” and feel differently, think differently, dress differently and be different. I, and this book, are here to support you, guide you and honor you in areas where you are feeling stuck, confused, fearful, insecure or simply needing help. I may have only tawked to them a few times, but I know your role models like Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift would also tell you to “Be You…And, Be Fearless” and in Ms. Vampy words, “VAMP IT OUT!”

Introducing Ed Robinette, author of Dominica

“Everyone that I worked with at Outskirts Press was professional, and friendly. I would have liked to have met them in person. I love my book, and have some good comments on the cover and contents, from the members of the Chattanooga Writers Guild.”

Ed Robinette began writing at the age of 84 after his wife of 58 Years, Margaret passed away following a long illness. He retired from the Coca-Cola Company after twenty years, while his wife served at White Oak Baptist Church for thirty years. He lives in Chattanooga Tn. He has two children, six grandchildren, and four great-grand children. He volunteers with the Red Cross and with Hospice of Chattanooga. He is a member of the Chattanooga Writers Guild. He is the author of The Adventures of a Young Marine, and SARA, both published in 2011. He served with the Marine Corps during World War 2. And was in three major battles in the Pacific.

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This story is about the life of a young man, named Jim Baxter who is injured in the War and tired of seeing the killing decides to go to medical school and become a doctor to serve his fellow man. While in school he suffers a life threatening accident that leaves him scarred and deformed. Ashamed of his appearance, he decides to live on the island of Dominica, where he hopes that no one will care about his appearance. In his quest to still practice medicine, he devotes himself to the Carib Indians, a native people that live on the tiny island. As the story unfolds, Jim touches the lives of others, as his life is touched by the hand of God. “Ed Robinette has done an excellent job with sharp visuals to bring the reader right into the story. In no time you are there following the characters as they move around the island. Robinette has that rare ability to make a movie inside the head of any reader. I loved the fact that it was so easy and fun to read. I am sure he will have many more as he clearly love to tell a story.” -Lantz Powell. President Chattanooga Writers Guild

Introducing Joseph Esposito, author of Seeds of Life

“Awesome teamwork.”

Joseph Esposito was born in Danbury, Connecticut on Thanksgiving Day, 1959. He still lives in his hometown, but travels regularly to Brazil. His interests include music and martial arts. Seeds of Life is his first book.


Product description…

“Believe” is a seven-letter word with immense power. What do you believe? What habits of mind, heart, and soul shape your daily life? Seeds of Life is an exploration of wisdom gained from a life well-lived, sharing lessons about self-respect, relationships with loved ones, how to discover your calling in life, and most of all, how to make the most of every day. Each person has something unique to share with others. Seeds of Life will inspire you to look within your heart, and ask yourself if you are giving generously of your gifts and time, and if you are truly grateful for all that God has given to you. Gentle, warm, and wise, Seeds of Life will become a treasured companion on your life’s journey.

Introducing Obi Simic, author of Getting Over Yonder

“Laura made a great effort to keep me informed and on schedule. She took great interest in publishing my book and made me feel like I was more than just a queue number. Laura corresponded with me outside of regular office hours. She truly did a great job and I would love to work with her again someday.”

Obi Simic is a creative writer with an honours B.A in Psychology and a minor in English Literature. Rooted in Canadian content, Getting Over Yonder is Obi’s debut novel. This new author is also looking forward to expanding her readership with her upcoming novel, And So I Danced. While she lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Montreal still holds Obi’s heart. Visit her at:  obisimic.com.


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Follow Olivia Ugochinyere on her journey of self-discovery as the young, Black Canadian struggles to find her place in modern society. A knack for investigation, paired with the curse of unfortunate timing, leaves Olivia at the centre of several uncovered secrets. Blatant prejudice and ignorance test her mental health as she fights to hold on to a culture that her family has taught her is unique and important. Starting with bike trails down the roads of her small, Quebec town, to the hilly climb of her ancestors’ paths in Kingston, Jamaica, the reader will be transported into the life of someone who, in spite of herself, has willed to live.

Introducing Ed Robinette, author of Dominica

“Everyone that I worked with at Outskirts Press was professional, and friendly. I would have liked to have met them in person. I love my book, and have some good comments on the cover and contents, from the members of the Chattanooga Writers Guild.”

Ed Robinette began writing at the age of 84 after his wife of 58 Years, Margaret passed away following a long illness. He retired from the Coca-Cola Company after twenty years, while his wife served at White Oak Baptist Church for thirty years. He lives in Chattanooga Tn. He has two children, six grandchildren, and four great-grand children. He volunteers with the Red Cross and with Hospice of Chattanooga. He is a member of the Chattanooga Writers Guild. He is the author of The Adventures of a Young Marine, and SARA, both published in 2011. He served with the Marine Corps during World War 2. And was in three major battles in the Pacific.


Product description…

This story is about the life of a young man, named Jim Baxter who is injured in the War and tired of seeing the killing decides to go to medical school and become a doctor to serve his fellow man. While in school he suffers a life threatening accident that leaves him scarred and deformed. Ashamed of his appearance, he decides to live on the island of Dominica, where he hopes that no one will care about his appearance. In his quest to still practice medicine, he devotes himself to the Carib Indians, a native people that live on the tiny island. As the story unfolds, Jim touches the lives of others, as his life is touched by the hand of God.

Ed Robinette has done an excellent job with sharp visuals to bring the reader right into the story. In no time you are there following the characters as they move around the island. Robinette has that rare ability to make a movie inside the head of any reader. I loved the fact that it was so easy and fun to read. I am sure he will have many more as he clearly love to tell a story.  -Lantz Powell. President Chattanooga Writers Guild