“[A] standout example […] of one of our newest professions: the e-book publisher.”
—The Associated Press. (Washington Post, December 2007)
“…a visionary in the electronic publishing field.”–Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Cubicle 7 Entertainment.
“A trail-blazer… an innovator… one of the inventors of ‘how it’s done’ in the ePublishing sector.”
–Sean Patrick Fannon, OneBookShelf, Inc.
“Gareth got the Inner Circle off of the ground and I couldn’t recommend a better person to take start-ups under his wing.”
–Jeffrey J. Visgaitis, The Inner Circle.
“A lot of publishers would benefit from [his] experience.”
–Steve Creech, DragonWing Games/Bastion Press.
Gareth-Michael Skarka is a 25-year industry veteran with experience in all tiers, whose company, Adamant Entertainment, was one of the first market-leading publishers on the largest RPG download sites in the world. He has been at the forefront of the electronic publishing segment of the games industry for fifteen years, offering innovation and standard-setting performance for digital delivery of RPGs. In 2007, he was featured in an Associated Press article spotlighting the growth of the ePublishing industry, which was carried in publications ranging from the Washington Post to the South China Morning Post, and online via dozens of sites, including, CNNMoney, ABCNews.com and the Nintendo Wii News Channel.
GMS Consulting is now offering personalized, one-on-one consulting services to authors and publishers, for a variety of terms ranging from one week to three months.
The consulting contract entitles authors or publishers to conference calls (phone or Skype), emails, etc., answering whatever questions you have; whatever advice you require, full marketing and/or business plans, etc — in short, you get one of the creators of the electronic publishing market “on staff”, to pick his brain, as much as you want, specific to your needs, for the entire period of the contract.
Consultation contracts are available on hourly, per diem, or by-project basis. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with an overview of your needs, and we can discuss the options available.