GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, Ph.D., J.D., is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar/workshop leader, specializing in business and work relationships, professional and personal development, and social trends. She has published over 50 books on diverse subjects, and writes books and other materials for clients. Her publishing company Changemakers Publishing features over 30 books on self-help, work, business, psychology, and social trends. She also is a screenplay writer and indie filmmaker, who has produced over 4 dozen short films.
Her books on writing and promotion include: SELL YOUR BOOK, SCRIPT OR COLUMN; THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO USING LINKEDIN TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS OR YOURSELF; DOING YOUR OWN PR; and THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITING, DIRECTING AND PRODUCING A LOW-BUDGET SHORT FILM.
Her books on business relationships and professional development include: WANT IT, SEE IT, GET IT!; DISAGREEMENTS, DISPUTES AND ALL-OUT WAR; 30 DAYS TO A MORE POWERFUL MEMORY; and A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR WORKING WITH HUMANS...WORKING WITH BAD BOSSES...and...MANAGING THE EMPLOYEE FROM HELL.
Her books on social trends and popular culture include: THE VERY NEXT NEW, PLAYING THE LYING GAME, AMERICAN MURDER, HOMICIDE BY THE RICH AND FAMOUS, YOU THE JURY, THE DEATH OF PRIVACY, THE POWER OF FANTASY, and PRIVATE EYES.
Scott has received national media exposure for her books, including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, Montel Williams, and CNN. She has been the producer and host of a talk show series, CHANGEMAKERS, featuring interviews on various types of change.
Her screenplays, mostly in the crime, legal thriller, and sci-fi genres, include several in development with trailers, business plans, and interested directors and talent: COKE AND DIAMONDS, DEADLY AFFAIR, THE NEW CHILD, NEW IDENTITY, OUT OF CONTROL, and SUICIDE PARTY.
As a game and toy designer, Scott has had over two dozen games with major game companies, including Hasbro, Pressman, Mag-Nif, and Briarpatch. She has written and demoed over 100 songs, and a dozen of these have been featured in music videos.
She has a PhD in Sociology from UC, Berkeley, a JD from USF, and MAs in Anthropology; Mass Communications & Organizational/ Consumer/Audience Behavior, and Popular Culture and Lifestyles from Cal State, East Bay, where she will be getting an MS in Recreation and Tourism in 2013.
Her websites are www.changemakerspublishingandwriting.com and www.changemakersproductions.com.