Tell your story a new way with Firehouse

San Diego, CA (February 21, 2012) – With the advent of social media and blogs, personal storytelling is becoming part of the American conversation with an audience of thousands willing and eager to follow the lives of once unknown authors. Today, Cygnus Business Media’s Public Safety group launched Responder Media at Firehouse World, a targeted publishing imprint created specifically to serve the popular First Responder community. The company plans to roll out Responder Media to its entire public safety audience which includes law enforcement, EMS, security and the fire service industries.

“Self-publishing is a great way to produce a book, because it allows the author more creative control,” says James Capo, director of digital development for Cygnus’ Public Safety group. “Partnering with Author Solutions gives authors access to experts who can not only help to guide the process, but also provide access to distribution channels.”

Several opportunities are available for public safety professionals interested in self-publishing through the Responder Media imprint at a special negotiated rates. Packages include:

  • Personal Histories - Responder Media’s Tribute Book and Video offerings are the best way to memorialize the life of an individual. Responder Media offers interview, editorial and production services to create a timeless keepsake that can be cherished by family and friends.
  • Group Histories – With Responder Media’s group interview options, now it’s easy to capture the legacy, traditions and camaraderie of an entire unit or department. DVDs and collectors books make great private memoirs or fundraising tools.
  • Book-2-Screen Development Services – Responder Media can assist in developing a treatment to present to various studios.  This service also includes guidance on submission for film or TV development consideration

To begin publishing your manuscript or to schedule an interview with a Responder Media consultant, visit