Christen Thompson has one foot firmly planted in publishing and the other solidly in the tech and startup worlds, and she would love to work with you and help you find the solutions you're looking for, be it a new book to read or a strategy to reach your audience more quickly and more effectively.
As Director of Business Development for Authors, Inc., Christen manages both metadata and marketing services sales as well as collaborative partnerships with both tech companies and the publishing industry. Authors, Inc. is an Austin-based technology company that brings innovative technology to the publishing and film industries through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing.
Their StoryFitTM technology delivers contextualized data directly from the text that supports editorial, marketing, and sales efforts with intelligent keywords that drive discoverability, key marketing insights that help identify, target, and aid marketers and producers find innovative and effective ways to package and take titles to market, story-arc comparative data that drive highly specified comps recommendations, and audience accessibility statistics. Their submissions workflow marketplace, AUTHORS.me, allows publishers, agents, and studios to streamline their submissions process with a set of modern, powerful tools, an intuitive interface, collaborative review, and automated workflow tools. Writers can build queries and platform pitches, and submit and connect seamlessly with the right agent, publisher or studio.
She is also co-owner of Itinerant Literate Books, a mobile bookstore based in North Charleston, South Carolina. Before joining Authors, Inc. and opening the book mobile, Christen worked as the Senior Acquisitions editor managing western titles for the History Press, a sister company of Arcadia Publishing. She is a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute and Agnes Scott College.
Submissions Platform -- for Writers, agents, editors, publishers and studios.
For information on storyfit metadata and marketing insights, visit www.storyfit.com
AUTHORS platform, see https://www.authors.me
information on analytics: https://www.authors.me/analytics/