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3rd Coast Books’ Ron Mumford (top middle) explains how his independent publishing company secured a movie deal with Montalvo Media/360 Studios for False Awakening by author Arianna Fox (top left). Landing a movie deal for a novel is a highly-coveted achievement for...

Hybrid Publishing: The New Way to Get Your Book to Readers

Here at 3rd Coast Books we are frequently asked why we call ourselves a “hybrid publisher” and how we differ from other publishers? Good question! We are a new bird on the book publishing scene called a “hybrid publisher”. You’ve heard of traditional publishing and...

CONGRATS to 3rd Coast Books author Paul Wagner.

His book, Beyond Love Trauma, has been voted a Finalist in the prestigious International Book Awards. It is about recovering after a divorce and starting over. Grab a copy today. Click book to purchase a copy

What is a Logline? How is it used?

“Jaws in Space!” one of the most famous three-word loglines ever conceived, launched a series of movies. Can you guess the name of the first movie? I’ll give you some time to think this over and give you the answer at the end of this blog. A logline is a brief (one to...

What Love in the COVID-19 Days

Paul A. Wagner Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair Leadership and Policy Analysis University of Houston – Clear Lake A Guest Blog written by 3rd Coast Author of Love Trauma and its sequel Beyond Love Trauma The heroism of health professionals, first responders, and...

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After submitting query letters to a hundred literary agents without one representing my book, I have succeeded with 3rd Coast Books. 3rd Coast Books read my whole novel, accepted it, edited and prepared it for publication, and published Crown Hunt within three months.

I paid this Hybrid Publisher a sensible sum and, over the subsequent six months, they haven’t asked for a penny more. They provided solid professional guidance and support to help me shape my book, but they also give me creative flexibility. They put their publishing contacts and marketing know-how behind Crown Hunt to give me a better chance of success than I would expect as a novice, self-published author. I recommend them without proviso.