(This page has available nearly anything to
do with writing, marketing services, and the numerous various
literary arts and authors. A couple of additional pages dealing
with writing are under construction)
Communications today is the sole means of improving business;
getting along better with your spouse or child, or colleague;
and providing a step-stoning in getting a job. Learning how
to best put your ideas and message together – in the
forms of writing, speaking, TV, audiotapes, and so on -- to
share with others is critical in proving yourself as an articulate,
logical and intelligent person. Your clients, business partners,
consumers, all want to rest comfortably knowing you have mastered
the art of communications. This knowledge is vital in writing
for publications, and for performing other presentational
skills. Speaking is covered elsewhere
on this site, since this particular page is devoted to writing.
The staff listed here offer numerous types of writing services,
from critiques to online workshops and courses, as well as
providing a host of marketing and advertising services. Our
skills are backed by experience in all areas of writing, and
by also being well published in our fields of specialty. We
can write nearly anything you need for any purpose. We will
NOT write anything obscene or profane, or anything that violates
our philosophy and mission.
SAMPLING OF WHAT WE MARKET, WRITE, OR CRITIQUE
|Proposals of all kinds
|Books of various nature
||Letters of all types (no porn, no profanity)
||All literary marketing tools
||Music -- lyrics
||Computer languages (certain ones)
|Work performance evaluations
|Term and research papers
HERE ARE TWO OF OUR TOP WRITERS:
Gianni (Nan) DeVincent, Ph.D. is a professional writer, having
authored 15 books through traditional royalty houses. She
started writing as a child, and in spite of earning a few
of her degrees in other areas of concentration, she continued
writing throughout her lifetime. She earned writing credits
early in her career in small and specialty magazines, worked
on some poetry, though she doesn’t claim any expertise
in this area, and learned to write short stories and extend
some of those into novels. She’s also had some of her
work syndicated an set into e-books. Besides writing her own
materials, she critiques others wanting to be published through
CSI’s critique service. Her doctorate is in writing,
English, and other areas which she writes about, such as eschatology,
a field that combines biblical prophecy and current events,
as well as philosophy, psychology, history, religion, and
other humanities. She has researched these topics for over
As a former college English department chair and associate
professor, Dr. DeVincent has taught writing for years, helping
would-be authors from start to finish. Her writing extends
to speaking on issues of today as well as other various topics
(see her personal website (http://www.nanhayes-gianni.com/),
and the sectionhere on "The Speakers"; as well as the list
of her writing credits, CV, bio, and references are available
upon request, and can also be seen on www.thewritingbloc.org)
for some of her writing samples. She has written essays, short
stories, articles, novels, biographies, nonfiction books,
short stories, and other works of literary arts - most of
which have been published. Additionally, Gianni also writes
proposals and grants, as well as conducts and teaches writing
classes online, one-on-one, and in person, that she has engineered
via her writers' workshops.
Marketing products, people, ideas, services - and knowing
how difficult it is to get published, along with critiquing
others' writing of any nature - are some of the staff's major
jobs. See also). The CSI staff also handles legal liability
literature, PR work and marketing (see their respective pages),
communications and tutoring services - all featured throughout
our site. Our years of exposure and workshopping or teaching
communications and literary, and other courses have allowed
us to produce all types of promotional and teaching/seminar
works for any client.
If you want to learn about writing, or need a promotional tool, or one-on-one
instructions, just contact Gianni. She’ll be glad to explain her services
See a list of some of her writing credits here.
Marta Hayes has a strong
background in writing. She is experienced
not only in educational and commercial projects but also does
work for major marketing firms where she creates, develops,
and implements the tools necessary to initiate any project
she is leading, and presents many of the programs she manages
to both small and large groups.
Ms. Hayes is also an events manager, having expertise in
determining the lay-out of an event, what integral and miscellany
items are needed, and then setting-up and implementing the
program. She is a strong speaker, a commendable writer, and
a remarkable public relations spokesperson and program manger.
She appreciates the company of others.
Besides working as a writer and marketer for large promotion
firms, she does consulting work for major companies as well
as hands-on assignments for less prominent businesses. In
every case, she displays class, demure, and finely honed etiquette.
She is a skilled researcher and a “do-er,” and
gets her projects done before her deadline. Easy to work with,
Ms. Hayes enjoys variety in her work, so contact her if she
can help you write reports, proposals, speeches, or promote
your work, or if you need some other community/business assistance.
She is a marketing and business graduate of the Smith School
of Business, the University of Maryland College Park.
See her on the marketing page as well and feel to request
her resume or more info by e-mail.
VALUABLE WRITING SERVICES OFFERED BY CSI:
Critiques: This is a vital service offered
to anyone trying to write, market, and sell a novel, a full
length nonfiction book, scholarly or other article or short
story. It also exists for business and technical writing,
as well as corporate histories and in-house organs. CSI critiques
include the following services, all of which you can purchase
as one packaged deal, or you can pick and pay for only those
you need; however, publishers , businesses, and consumers
look at all facets of what you write; hence, the services
1. Line by line edit: Experienced writers and/or professional
writers will read through your ms (manuscript – any body of writing, in
general) line by line, and make corrections in grammar, punctuation, mechanics,
spelling, and fix typos, mechanics and punctuation. This is extensive work for
an editor/writer but greatly needed to get one’s work accepted.
2. Structural edit: Amateur work will jump
right off the page and turn off your client or an editor or
publisher who you’re trying to sell your work to, or
for a boss who demands perfection. CSI analyzes your ms’
structure closely and makes suggestions as to what can be
added or deleted, what paragraphs should go where . . . and
then helps you beat it all into shape to make your writing
more acceptable by publishers.
3. Marketing, formatting & submitting: The ms is done,
it’s been edited, rewritten, and rewritten again, and now you’re
ready to submit it to business owner, a boss, a client, a publisher. CSI offers
marketing analyses that list where you can send your work that would mostly
likely accept it, how to present it, and how to mail it. Marketing your work
is one of the toughest challenges for writers of all types of work, so let an
experienced and professional staff help you with this.
4. Stet of Analysis: This is a vital service
offered by CSI that gives you a complete and detailed report
of scrutiny of your work. Though time consuming and laborious
for the CSI editors working on your piece, this is a must
service for every writer, as it gives a breakdown critical
analysis of every aspect of your work.
The above can be purchased as individual services or as a
combined rate, for which there are price reductions. Review
the list above of the material we handle. Contact us for rates.
OTHER WRITING SERVICES
1. Personalized marketing: For a fee, you can talk to an expert
on how to market your work, of if you prefer,you can purchase the marketing service
in #3 above where your CSI editor will study your ms.
2. Videography Services: CSI offers instructions in videography
as well as customized services.
3. Website Creations: Through CSI services, you can be hooked
up with our webmaster, as well as a hosting company.
4. Personalized instructions: You can have
the opportunity to work directly under a writing mentor who
can help you tame your ms over the period of months needed
to re-write your work under CSI’s editors. Just e-mail
or call CSI; contact info is given at the beginning and end
of this site.
5. Computer Consultations: The expertise of CSI computer consultants
cannot be bested by anyone. Have a problem, contact us and see if we can help.
6. Marketing: See our section on our marketing services which
explains in detail what we can and can’t do for you. We have a full staff
who can meet nearly any or all of your needs.
7. Products: In Progress
· Writing Kits: (See also the page on “Writing Kits”in
this section.) This is a product for all would be who would like step-by-step
directions on how to write and sell their work.
· Muse Products: A variety of other writing products will be
offered along with promotional ideas for your writing, as well as various manual
on writing well.
· Books: Numerous types of books are available
on our site. We are willing to consider those authors wanting
to appear on our site to sell their books as to whether they
fulfill our rules and mission.