Responder Media Offers Public Safety Personnel Exciting New Opportunities to Tell the Stories that Need to Be Told

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Author Solutions and Cygnus Team Up to Offer Law Enforcement, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Personnel the Most Complete Set of Publishing, Legacy Preservation and Hollywood Pitch Services Available

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Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), and Cygnus Business Media today announced the launch of Responder Media, the first and only book publishing and media production company for public-safety personnel. Established as a strategic partnership between the indie publishing world leader and the public safety trade media leader, Responder Media now offers the men and women of police, fire and emergency medical departments the ability to finally share the exciting stories, personal histories and traditions that define their lives and line of work.

Public safety personnel who have written a manuscript or plan to write one now have access to the world’s best assisted self-publishing services, enabling them to create, market and sell professional-quality hard- and softcover books and e-books. Whether it’s compelling fiction, real-life nonfiction or informative guides providing expert advice, Responder Media can get any book in front of the right audience.

Responder Media offers unique additional services for those individuals who are compelled to share their stories but may not be interested in becoming authors. These services include:

  •     Personal Histories – Responder Media’s Tribute Book and Video offerings are the best way to memorialize the life of an individual. Responder Media offers interview, editorial and production services to create a timeless keepsake that can be cherished by family and friends.
  •     Group Histories – With Responder Media’s group interview options, now it’s easy to capture the legacy, traditions and camaraderie of an entire unit or department. DVDs and collector’s books make great private memoirs or fundraising tools.
  •     Book-2-Screen Services – Responder Media can assist in developing a treatment to present to various studios. This service also includes guidance on submission for film or TV development consideration.

“We understood that to maximize the audience and impact of Responder Media, we needed to offer more than just traditional publishing services,” said James Capo, director of digital business development, Cygnus Business Media. “It was important to us that everyone in the public safety field have the opportunity to share and document their stories.

To begin publishing your manuscript or to schedule an interview with a Responder Media consultant, visit

About Responder Media
Responder Media is a strategic self-publishing alliance between Cygnus Business Media’s Public Safety group, and indie publishing world leader, Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI). Through this partnership, authors in the public safety field benefit from direct access to Cygnus’ targeted audience of millions of readers and the speed-to-market advantages of the ASI self-publishing model. For more information about Responder Media’s, please visit For the latest news, follow us @respondermedia on Twitter or “Like” us on Facebook.

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 140,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 175,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors with 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 @authorsolutions on Twitter for the latest news.

About Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media’s Public Safety group reaches more than one million professionals each month through,,,, Law Enforcement Technology, Law Enforcement Product News, EMS WORLD, Security Dealer & Integrator and Security Technology Executive. The company reaches millions of professionals annually. As one of America’s top business-to-business media companies, Cygnus is leading the way in providing targeted content to top decision-makers and organizations. The company’s corporate initiatives and organizational architecture are built with one goal: fully engaging audiences in aviation, building & construction, public safety & security, and agriculture vertical markets, as well as diversified industries such as transportation, printing, accounting, and vending.


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