Tsunami Worldwide Media signs author Dr. Paul Michael Mullen as he stretches his wings into the young adult fiction marketplace; his literary agency of record for Darby Hicks and the Wanderlings and The Singing River.
“Our firm is pleased that we are working with Dr. Mullen; both titles are the embodiments of what our firm looks for in regards to captivating character development that translate into all mediums. Upon reading the manuscripts, I knew our firm had to have these works. Our firm looks forward to announcing soon, where these titles land as we begin negotiations with publishers. Updates on the additional developmental aspects of the theatrical franchises will be forthcoming, no decisions have been made as to the inclusion of those ancillary rights in a book deals; as we continue to make our rounds, while keeping all options open for our client”, states Melissa McComas
Dr. Paul Michael Mullen the youngest boy in a family of eight; he is heavily influenced by his father to begin his career in engineering. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology, he left the United States Air Force as an E-5 and worked at Rockwell as an engineer on the B-1B Bomber in Palmdale, California. He continued working in the industry and continued attending evening school receiving his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan in 1984. After receipt of his master’s degree, he accepted his first management position at The Miller Group in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, manufacturer of T-shirts and sweatshirts.
While on sabbatical at Indiana University; attending his summer internship for his doctorate’s degree in motivational theory, he believed he had a more important mission, and so he wrote SOME THINGS I HAVE LEARNED ALONG THE WAY—a self-help guide still available for sale on the used book market. In 1993 a synopsis of his doctoral thesis on the effectiveness of employee monetary systems used in industry as an employee motivator was published in Industrial Management. Paul’s research on motivational theory serves as a model, still used in industry and in management research today. Author Dr. Paul Mullen continued working in his industry rising to an executive staff position as operation’s manager for United Air Specialists and Armor Metal. And yet within himself, he knew his chosen career path wasn’t manufacturing. He wanted to help inspire children in need.
After resigning his post at United Air Specialist, he took the opportunity to teach struggling eighth-grade readers at Hardee Junior High School in Wauchula, Florida where he discovered his true calling as an author/educator. In 2007, THE DAY I HIT A HOME RUN AT GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK was published. In 2008, THE DAY I HIT A HOME RUN AT PRINCIPAL PARK which became a top-selling sports book in Iowa. Now, Dr. Mullen is writing several more popular baseball books intended for Yankee, Rangers, Las Vegas 51 and Durham Bulls fans. He has also worked with Emma Walton Hamilton on a picture book series. The first picture book for release is titled A BIRTHDAY WISH. As an author who speaks at schools, it is Dr. Paul Mullen’s mission to inspire over one million students to believe in dreams. Dr. Mullen and his wife, Sharlene, have two college-educated children, and live on a small organic farm in Oxford, Ohio where they raise steer, chickens, and horses. Tsunami Worldwide Media represents and positions authors and creatives as brands around the world.
Media Contact: Melissa Mc Comas, Agent for Dr. Paul Michael Mullen
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Public Relations Contact: for Dr. Paul Michael Mullen: Anna Guckert
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