Ascendant Publishing

"Platform Acceleration to help you get the right deal"

Authors on our Ascendant Publishing platform have had a 90% success rate in getting placed with publishers with the heavy majority of them receiving advances of at least $10,000 while a high percentage has received advances over $30,000.

What is our secret?
We don't just represent your project we brand it! We develop strong platforms for the authors in this division and turn your proposal into a compelling document that move acquisition editors to make competitive offers.

Here is what others are saying about our Ascendant team:

"There are people who create business, people who secure business, and people who maintain business. In my eight years with Ascendant, I'm happy to say that they have provided all three. It's been one of the best decisions in my life to join them in their mission to provide the most opportunities and business management for respected clients. Ascendant is well worth the investment."
- Omar Tyree, New York Times Best-Selling Author

I want to thank you for all the CEO's you assist at CEO SPACE. The compliments about your work are becoming LEGEND in CEO SPACE. You are a leader in a family of leaders. Thank you for quality of product delivery to every entrepreneur. CEO SPACE ENDORSES Ascendant and their work - having years of experience to testify how good the product is for Public Relations - Marketing and Market Penetration.
- Berny Dohrmann, Chairman, CEO Space

Raoul Davis is a savant. His expertise in executive branding & strategy is superb and far exceeds his age. I often marvel at his understanding of brand penetration. And his application is flawless. He is the LeBron James of branding: smart, polished, and thorough. He keeps me on my toes and there is no one I'd rather call when I need a question answered or an expert viewpoint. Being in the same industry, I often run across competitors who have no idea what they are doing. Raoul is just the opposite. He is your favorite brand manager's brand manager. If I were a Fortune 100 CEO or a talent with a major brand, he could represent me in a heartbeat. He is that good."
- Arthur Smith, CEO of AGS Media

Ascendant Publishing is chaired by Leticia Gomez and the Vice Chair for it is CEO of Ascendant Group Raoul Davis.

About Raoul Davis

Raoul Davis is a brand accelerator specializing in helping CEO's increase their visibility, revenues, and industry status. Davis has developed a reputation for effectively setting CEOs and their companies apart from their competitors by "thinking without a box." He has written articles and provided commentary for such online media outlets as Forbes Magazine, Fox Business, and Inc.

Davis is a partner at Ascendant Group (, a Wilmington, Delaware based company focusing on "strategic branding for leaders" with its core unit being focused on CEO branding utilizing tools such as PR, speaking engagements, book deals, social media, and developing strategic alliances to help CEO's enhance their brand while growing their corporate revenue.

Davis has built a private executive client list that includes Fortune 50 executives, multimillionaire entrepreneurs, major media personalities, and NY Times Best-Selling Authors. Under his leadership, the company has helped clients generate significant business deals, speak at Ivy League institutions, win recognition from Governors, receive invitations for White House sponsored events and secure media in the NY Times, ABC's 20/20, the Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Wall Street Journal.

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Savvy Literary Agency

A Vertical of Ascendant Group
  • Agency client Dr. Lawanda Gladney "The Emotional Wellness Doctor" signs a deal with Ben Bella Books
  • We are happy to welcome Vice President of The Miami Heat Eve Wright on board as a new client
  • We are happy to welcome "The CEO Couple" Ed and Ellen Schack as a new client

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Submission Requirements

A Vertical of Ascendant Group
  • Business/Self-Help Authors:
    Book overview, social media statistics, career highlights, target market, and previous media placements (minimally) a full book proposal (preferred)

  • All other non-fiction authors:
    A full book proposal

  • Fiction, Suspense, and Thriller authors
    A completed first draft of the entire manuscript and overview query letter

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