Eric Penz, an Author Solutions, Pearson author
"My book launched; I did it at the Borders in Redmond; and was overwhelmed that there was a hundred and some books sold and you had standing room only there. A lot of it was friends and family. But, that was kind of an emotional event for me actually. I wasn’t expecting to be choked up."
Eric Penz Author of the novel Cryptid: The Lost Legacy of Lewis & Clark 

Author Solutions CEO Kevin Weiss Featured on Michael Hyatt's "Intentional Leadership" Blog


Thomas Nelson Chairman Michael Hyatt and Kevin Weiss Discuss Advantages and Opportunities Enjoyed by Self-Published Authors


Bloomington, IND – October 27, 2011 – Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, today announced its CEO, Kevin Weiss, was interviewed by prominent publishing industry blogger and Thomas Nelson Publishing Chairman, Michael Hyatt on Hyatt’s popular “Intentional Leadership” blog. In the video interview, Hyatt and Weiss discuss how self-publishing has affected the publishing industry landscape, and how this changing environment is creating both new and exciting opportunities for aspiring authors and more choices for readers.

The video interview is available today on the “Intentional Leadership” blog here:

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About Author Solutions, Inc. 
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie book publishing. ASI’s leading self-publishing imprints—AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Palibrio, Trafford Publishing and Xlibris—have helped more than 90,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market more than 140,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, ASI’s global reach includes imprints developed specifically for authors in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit, and follow us @authorsolutions on Twitter for the latest news.