One of the things that often come up during chats with authors especially newly published is how much work there is after their book has been published. I often say, in many ways that is when the work really starts. Charles Barrett, my guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” is a person who can help with the media relationship and marketing that so many authors are looking for.
Charlie moved from a background in newspapers on the east coast to being a publicist amongst the stars in Hollywood. His company “The Barrett Company” was set up in Los Angeles in 1992 as a full service media relations and media marketing communications agency.
The company opened a book division some 12 years ago with author and Hollywood producer Marty Jurow (he produced "Breakfast at Tiffany's") and his book "Seein' Stars: A Show Biz Odyssey" from Southern Methodist University Press. Since then the firm has represented such companies as Simon & Schuster, Warner Brothers, Paramount, as well as Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Kevin Costner, author Carla Malden (daughter of Oscar winner actor Karl Malden), and other well known companies, personalities and authors.
Charlie shared with us, how he is proud of how the company emphasizes close and personal attention for each of our clients in books, TV and films and how they are available to hear from them almost 24 hours a day with e-mail, texting and phone. From TV shows such as "The Tonight Show," to bestselling books such as "Laughing Out Loud," The Barrett Company “has worked with many clients, in numerous areas. Be it a major publisher or a small self published author, Charlie Barrett and “The Barrett Company” has a media package for you.
So sit back and listen to today's thoroughly entertaining show as I host today's "A Book and a Chat with Charles Barrett".
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