Mike Bray brings close to 40 years of marketing experience to the table, 20 years of that experience has been on-line where he has sold everything from satellite TV to sports attire and from SEO services to vacation packages. Bray started selling eBooks in 2007 to help longtime friends and established authors L. J. and Kat Martin breath some life into their floundering backlist’s of romance and western titles.
In a short amount of time he had Amazon’s ranking and referral algorithms figured out and the Martin’s on-line sales sky-rocketed.
In 2013 Mike and L. J. Martin started Wolfpack Publishing, a publishing imprint specializing in western fiction and men’s adventure. Wolfpack Publishing has enjoyed rapid expansion, growing to over 800 titles and is the top distributer for western fiction on Amazon. Martin retired earlier this year selling his Wolfpack Publishing stock to Bray.
City Lights Press is a new imprint under the Wolfpack Publishing corporate umbrella. Our target market is Romance and Young Adult. We see City Lights Press following a similar growth path as the Wolfpack Publishing imprint and we have already signed contracts with half a dozen talented authors.
City lights Press accepts unsolicited manuscripts in most genres. And special consideration is given to authors with rights to their back list.
Rachel Del Grosso is a Marketing graduate of Conestoga College in Ontario, Canada. She joined the Wolfpack Publishing team as Operations Manager in Feb 2015, and has played an integral role in the launch of City Lights Press in 2016.
Her previous work experience includes search engine marketing, executive administrative roles, and project management in the field of outdoor advertising.
In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing contemporary romance novels. She drinks far too much black coffee and could eat sushi every day.
Lauren Bridges is a recent graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she studied Journalism and Media Studies. She began her education at California State University, Sacramento, which is where she was born and raised and then ventured to Las Vegas on her own. She is the youngest of six girls and frequently goes home to spend time with her family.
Bridges was the webmaster for her Sorority in college and interned with a local media company focusing heavily on social media. She joined the Wolfpack and City Lights Press team shortly after graduation in 2016.
Since she can remember, she has always had a book in her hand and cancelled plans in order to stay home and read, not much has changed. You can usually find Bridges at the dog park or daydreaming about her next adventure.