Books

As a ghostwriter and collaborator, four of our books debuted on the New York Times's bestseller list, and on the bestseller lists of USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble. Beyond all other marketing tactics, publishing a book is the surest way to establish you as an expert and thought-leader in your field. Take it from us, writing a book is no weekend activity. While digital services today allow anyone with a word processor and Internet connection to "publish" a book, those hundreds of working hours will be wasted without the marketing channels and distribution resources that come with a professional publisher. Whether you have acquired a publisher already or simply have a book idea, we work with you throughout all stages of the manuscript process, from  writing a proposal that will impress publishers to finalizing the manuscript for publication. We have wide-ranging experience in helping new and established authors produce a top-quality, professional manuscript that will engage, entertain, and enlighten your desired readership and transform you into a leading voice in your field. 

The Intention Imperative: Three Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today (HarperCollins, 2019)

By Mark Sanborn, Bestselling Author

“Mark Sanborn has done it again! Just as his past bestsellers have done, The Intention Imperative covers new ground in arming today's leaders with valuable, relevant insight. This book should be required reading for every business leader navigating the modern workplace.” — Adam Contos, CEO, RE/MAX Holdings, Inc.

"To Blake Dvorak, you are a great resource and writing collaborator!" -- The Intention Imperative

Everyone Can Be A Ninja: Find Your Inner Warrior and Achieve Your Dreams (Gallery Books, 2019)

By Akbar Gbajabiamila

"This is a book to inspire the warrior inside all of us. " -- Michael J. Fox

 

"And thank you to Blake D. Dvorak, with whom I collaborated to write this book. Thank you for your patience and helping me write a book that I can share with the world." -- Everyone Can Be A Ninja

Climbing the Hill: How to Build a Career in Politics and Make a Difference (Ten Speed Press, 2018)

By Jaime Harrison and Amos Snead

“People come to Capitol Hill to make a difference and improve the lives of the American people. This book is a great blueprint on how anyone, regardless of their background, can make a difference in politics.” — Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

"To Blake Dvorak, you are a patient man! Thank you for keeping us on track, and thank you for believing in us -- especially close to deadline." -- Amos Snead

"To Blake Dvorak, this book would not have happened without you! You are an amazing thought partner and a gifted writer. Thank you for helping us navigate this process." -- Jaime Harrison

Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

By Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac (with Blake D. Dvorak)

"Tselikis and Lomac come across as thoroughly likable storytellers in this account of how they transformed from business neophytes, with a half-baked idea to relive their Maine childhoods, into the founders of a recognizable food-truck brand. " -- Publishers Weekly

 

"Thanks Blake Dvorak for working so hard on this project and making our dream a reality." -- Cousins Maine Lobster

Dream Differently: Candid Advice for America's Students (Regnery, 2017)

By Dr. Vince M. Bertram

Bestseller Lists:

New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today

 

"Thank you to the extraordinarily talented Blake Dvorak for his great work, insights, and support throughout this journey." -- Dream Differently

On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People Without Burning Them Out (Sound Wisdom, 2015)

By Eric Chester

 

Amazon Best Seller: Workplace Culture
 

"The key to engaging employees lies in creating a culture that inspires everyone in the organization to bring their best every day. This book provides the roadmap for how to achieve that objective." -- J.W. Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman, Marriott International, Inc.

 

"Thanks also to Blake Dvorak for helping to capture and refine my ideas and words and for providing important research along the way." -- On Fire at Work

Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery Books, 2015)

By Shawn DuBravac, Ph. D.

Bestseller Lists:

The New York Times and USA Today



"Digital Destiny, new on the hardcover nonfiction list at No. 10, asks what the world might look like once the so-called Internet of Things has come to pass, connecting not just phones and household appliances but cars, clothing and even our bodies to the web. Answer: pretty darn cool." – New York Times Book Preview Editor Gregory Cowles

“Blake Dvorak helped me through every inch of the manuscript...Not only a gifted editor, along the way, Blake taught me valuable lessons about writing that will stay with me for a liftetime.” – Digital Destiny, p. 335-336

 

Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses (William Morrow, January 2013)

By Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association

Bestseller Lists:

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, and Barnes & Noble.

Chapters detail specific characteristics of the ninja mentality, such as besting the competitor, taking risks, and adhering to a code of conduct. Shapiro’s chapter on strategy formation, which he considers an art, not science, is top-notch ... [T]hose eager for a more stealthy and versatile approach will appreciate Shapiro’s treatise on discipline, shared goals, and mental toughness." -- Publishers Weekly

“An incredible thank you is owed to my editor Blake D. Dvorak of The Pinkston Group. He made this happen. His organization, research on ninjas and rewriting of my submissions have made this book more readable and interesting.” – Ninja Innovation, p. 228

 
The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream (Beaufort Books, 2011)

By Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association

​Bestseller Lists:

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Amazon.com, and Barnes & Noble.



“Author Gary Shapiro begins this well-written, thoughtful panegyric to American inventiveness with a gothic horror tale that shocks even someone familiar with how policy gets made in Washington.” -- Washington Times book review, Nov. 7, 2011

“I especially appreciate the work of my editor, Blake D. Dvorak.  His sheer competence allowed me to accept the many changes, edits and cuts to syntax, sentences and ideas I loved and thought were perfect. He improved this book in ways I couldn’t imagine and has been the first in a while to have the unique combination of courage, confidence and charisma to cow me into accepting edits.” – The Comeback, p. 198

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