Emilie P. Bush — Writer, Speaker, Journalist, Mentor

Available for appearances at meetings, workshops, book fairs, conventions, writer’s groups or schools. 

Emilie P. Bush wears many hats when it comes to writing. She is a Steampunk novelist, a journalist, children’s book author and a mentor to other writers as the Leader of the Gwinnett County Writer’s Guild. She holds a Master’s Degree in Communication from Ohio University, and has worked throughout her career as professional broadcast journalist with many well respected organizations: Ohio University Public Broadcasting, Nationwide Broadcasting, Georgia Public Broadcasting, National Public Radio, and the BBC World Service.

Her first novel, Chenda and the Airship Brofman, was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Semi-finalist in 2010 and her follow up tale, The Gospel According to Verdu, picks up where Chenda left off – high in the skies and wild with adventure. Emilie’s children’s book, Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story, is the world’s first Steampunk picture book, and recently hit #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases Bestseller List.

Emilie P. Bush lives with her family in Atlanta, where she is an Editor with Steampunk Chronicle and writes both fiction and non-fiction and tours the country contributing to a variety of conventions and writer’s groups. Titles for her talks include:
  • The Good, the Bad and the WTF? of Publishing in the 21st Century
  • Becoming a Self-Published Bestseller: marketing and the self made writer
  • Making a Living as a Writer When There’s NO Money in Books
  • Collaborating on Children’s Books: how to find and work with a good illustrator.
  • Creating a Writer’s Guild: expanding beyond critique groups
  • How to be Edited
  • Theology in Science Fiction

All of the above include a PowerPoint enhanced presentation and a handout. In addition to the topics above, Emilie P. Bush is available to MC special events (such as fashion shows or panel discussions) and is happy to perform hostessing duties or present one of her original game shows.

Please contact her at CoalCitySteam – at – gmail – dot – com to inquire about available dates and rates. Events can be booked well in advance (18 months or more), so inquire as early as possible.


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