Donna Sozio is a respected luxury travel writer, author, book coach, and copywriter.
She creates and develops bestselling material that gets the press and praise it deserves.
LUXURY WELLNESS & TRAVEL WRITER
Over 19 years and counting, Donna has covered luxury travel, wellness, lifestyle, and beauty. She's written 80+ feature articles, celebrity interviews, destination reports, and guest contributor editorial pieces for Yahoo! Personals, The Sydney Moring Herald, Snowboard UK, Onboard, Gayot.com and more. Exclusive interviews include: gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White and The Black Eyed Peas’ Prinz Board.
AUTHOR & MEDIA GUEST
Donna’s hit books The Man Whisperer (Adams Media) and Never Trust a Man in Alligator Loafers (Kensington), made Amazon.com bestseller lists in the US and UK and have been featured in/on over 200 international media outlets including: MSN Video, the Tyra Banks Show, Early Show, Fox News, Good Day LA, GMTV, Seventeen Magazine, Yahoo! Personals, Match.com, Lavalife.com, The New York Post, The Washington Post, Globe and Mail, Allure, The Sun, Fox.com, and many more.
For The Man Whisperer, Donna teamed up with Aussie Channel 7 reporter Samantha Brett to teach women a communication technique that puts an end to the battle of the sexes. The Man Whisperer landed her a lucrative TV/Film option with Fremantle and was translated into German, Portuguese, Turkish & Czech.
Emmy and Oscar award-winning writers have sought out Donna Sozio's publishing advice.
Founder of www.ImPublished.com - a book coaching and publishing consulting company - Sozio's client’s books have been published by Adams Media, Allen & Unwin, Three Rivers Press, and HCI. Her clients have received many awards and recognitions including the LA Times Bestseller List, Borders Books’ James Patterson Thriller Competition, and National Indie Excellence Awards. Clients have been featured on /in E!, The Today Show, Fox News, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, KTLA, and more.
Personally, Donna received multiple offers from top literary agents multiple times, sold her first book to a major publisher in three weeks, sold the TV/film rights to her second book The Man Whisperer before she finished writing it and has been featured on/in over 200 major national media outlets including The Tyra Banks Show, The Early Show, GMTV, Good Day LA, and Fox News.
She often speaks on panels, including the Black Hollywood Film Festival, The Independent Book Publishers Association, and more to share her publishing tactics.
Donna created original ads, advertorial, promotional and retention content (targeted newsletters, mailings, and email campaigns) for Yahoo!, Sunset Magazine, Lexus R.S.V.P., Jivago Fragrances, Online Administrators, Florida’s Natural, American Photographer’s Association and more.
She also branded, designed, and wrote press-driven SEO optimized websites for celebrity photographer Michael Grecco, Emmy-Award-winner director Mark W. Travis, Image Mechanics, and other companies.
In her spare time, Donna loves to island-hop around the world and write romantic comedies.
FOR MEDIA & EDITORIAL INQUIRIES
Contact Donna at donnasozioATgmailDOTcom