Inspired by Anita Stewart, RN
"Every nurse has an event in their career that changes the way they practice nursing. An experience that moves them to tears, and ignites their soul. How would it feel to share your story and be a light for other nurses, patients and their families?
Think about how many people you could impact! With Nurse SPARKS you now have a platform to make a worldwide difference to thousands."
ANITA STEWART, R.N.
COMPILER AND NURSE LIAISON: NURSE SPARKS SERIES
- Your story and professional bio published in a Nurse SPARKS book
- Your story edited by a seasoned editor who works personally with you
- Your story professionally published in print and digital versions
- Lifelong friendships, partnerships and community with other nurses
- Your story promoted to a collective, global audience via media and social media using collaborative efforts with your co-contributors!
- 100% profits from ALL Nurse SPARKS books that you buy at wholesale & sell from your website & events
Aspiring and Seasoned Writers Welcome!
What do I write about?
YOUR EXPERIENCE AS A NURSE! Share a moment in time when you experienced a life-changing challenge—and the spark that drove the change to overcome it. What aha-moment was the spark that led to being the nurse you are today?
Where do I start?
What is the first nursing experience that popped into your mind? That's where you start— the story that you need to share. Imagine how it can be told to inspire others.
It can be a true story about you, or about another person, place or thing—either way, think what, how, and why this impacted your life today. How will this ignite the hearts of others?
Know that you don't have to write perfect—just be transparent and real—write in your voice and style. Imagine you are talking to a friend; let your thoughts flow. For final copy, our team will make suggestions where needed, and help you organize and edit to achieve a professional final copy. An accomplishment that will make you proud!
What do I get?
YOUR Story: Written, Edited, Published, Co-Promoted!
SIX ZOOM Mastermind Calls with Contributing Authors
SIX ZOOM Mastermind Calls with Contributing Authors
Your 1800 -2000 word story and personal bio published in Nurse SPARKS, Edition #1
Your SPARK story edited by a professional editor who works personally with you
Your SPARK story professionally formatted and published in printed and digital versions
Your story in Nurse SPARKS, Edition #2 available in print and digital versions on Amazon.com
Community support and guidance to help you promote your story
Your story promoted collectively to a global audience
100% profit from SPARKS books that you buy wholesale & sell retail
All SPARK books are made available to major US and international bookstores
Trusted, professional and accessible team to support and guide you
Lifelong friendships, partnerships and community with your life-changing co-authors
Pride in knowing Your SPARK story is part of a quality book that meets all industry standards
SIX Mastermind Calls led by Anita Stewart, RN: focused on writing, marketing, and collaborating with your fellow nurse authors.!
Who would I be working with?
To get you started on your story, you will be invited to attend a writing training call led by Allison Saia, co-owner Positive Media Ventures LLC and writing coach. Allison will help you find your authentic voice and the story that you are meant to tell. She will then guide you with a clear plan to begin your story.
Once your story draft is complete, you will be introduced to our professional editing team who will help you refine your story to perfection.
As your story is being edited, formatted and published by Positive Media Press, you will be invited to attend SIX Mastermind Calls calls led by Anita Stewart, RN.
YOU ARE NEVER ALONE!
Nurse SPARKS Nurse Liaison and Compiler
Positive Media Press
Inspirational Digital Media
Positive Media Ventures
Commonly Asked Questions
How long will my chapter be?
Chapters will average 1800 – 2000 words. We suggest submitting your chapter slightly longer, up to 2300 words, and our editorial team will assist you in tightening it up for optimal readability.
Who will be editing my work?
SPARKS books are edited by the SPARKS professional editing team. These experts will work closely with you to create a story that is unique and matches your style, reflecting who you are, what you do and why you do it.
Where will my story be in the book?
The SPARKS team will determine together, the best placement of each story in the book. Flow, readability and diversity will be considered.
Where will SPARKS be sold?
All SPARKS books will be available on Amazon in both print and digital (Kindle) versions. It will also be formatted and available on Nook and other digital platforms we determine to be a good fit. SPARKS books are made available for any bookstore to purchase.
May I sell books myself?
YES! We encourage you to and will offer classes on ways you can do this. You will retain 100% of profits from books you purchase wholesale and sell retail on your website or at events.
Who will own my story?
YOU own your story! SPARKS Books, a division of Positive Media Ventures, LLC, will hold non-exclusive First Anthology Rights. You will agree not to publish or permit others to publish your chapter prior to its publication in SPARKS, nor until six months after the appearance of the anthology.
Do I need to be concerned about privacy of people in my story?
Yes! You will sign that your chapter is not in violation of any rights of privacy or any other rights of third persons, and does not violate any existing common law or statutory copyrights. You may be asked to provide written permissions.
May I make payment arrangements?
Only in special circumstances and upon agreement with a representative of Positive Media Ventures, LLC. 50% of payment must be made prior to editing and full payment prior to book design and formatting.
Will I receive any copies of the book?
You will have author rights to purchase unlimited books at wholesale pricing. You will be responsible for all shipping charges.
What if I decide to pull my story from publication?
Up until your story is accepted for inclusion in the requested SPARKS book, you may request your story be withdrawn and a full refund will be issued. After this time, you may request withdrawal with no refunds issued. See agreement for details.