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Susan M. Sparks - ASAP Writing Services. Indianapolis, Indiana Area, IN, US

Susan M. Sparks

Owner | ASAP Writing Services

Indianapolis, Indiana Area, IN, UNITED STATES

Sharing Secrets to Successful Writing | Throw That Kid a Life Jacket #collegestudents



An award-winning journalist and photographer, Susan M. Sparks lived around the world as a military spouse. With each new location, Susan engaged her creative skills working as a reporter and editor for various newspapers, an on-air news reporter and announcer, speechwriter for high-ranking military officers and lead military tours for VIPs. She has handled hysterical brides (as a wedding photographer), irritated generals (as a public affairs contractor), and survived much more.

She is the author of The Student Life Jacket, ghostwriter for numerous non-fiction books, founder of ASAP Writing Services, speaker, and presenter at WVPW Video Production Workshops. Other presentations include: Secrets From a Ghostwriter and The Student Life Jacket Unzipped (A workshop for parents and #college bound students)

Industry Expertise (3)


Public Relations and Communications

Writing and Editing

Areas of Expertise (3)


Organizational Skills


Accomplishments (2)

The Student Life Jacket (professional)


Author of "The Student Life Jacket, The Easy-to-Use Organizer and Guide to Staying Afloat in a Sea of Paperwork for College Students and Young Working Adults. "

USA Book News Best Book Award 2012 (professional)


The Student Life Jacket was selected as the winner in the Parenting/Family: Organizer and Planner category of the Best Book Award for 2012.

Education (4)

Ball State University: B.S., Photojournalism, Art 1982

Conceived and coordinated an attempt at the World's Biggest Jump, filmed by the video crew for Toyota's ad campaign. Footage aired at the national convention.

Glazer Kennedy Fast Implementation Boot Camp: Creating Copy that Sells, Marketing 2011

Knightstown High School: 1978

Loral's Big Table: Alumni, Entrepreneur Workshop 2011

A year with Loral Langemeier is like the fast track to an MBA - with training on the basics of starting, running and exiting a business to the successful investing in all types of financial products. As a participant, I was involved in Masterminds and additional training from a wide variety of experts.

Affiliations (2)

  • Loral's Big Table
  • Live Out Loud

Testimonials (1)

Gail Brown, Co-Founder | Engaging Speakers

“Susan Sparks is an truly gifted writer, speaker, an astute businesswoman and a joy to work with. As a Sponsor of Engaging Speakers, Susan helped many of our members, including myself, with countless writing projects from rewriting the copy for our website, writing a specialized biography for an award nomination and mentoring our new members on how to put together a press kit to promote their speaking business. Susan has collaborated with fellow members on writing scripts for online teaser videos and assisted others in ghost writing their book. I highly recommend that you connect with Susan. You'll be so glad to have Susan as a resource for all your writing needs!” ,

Sample Talks (1)

Get It In Writing...Fast!

Susan M. Sparks, ghostwriter and self-published author will equip eager and reluctant writers with easy to use strategies to motivate prospects and clients with compelling content. In this presentation, you will learn: • Two words every business owner should consider when creating any message for their business • Perfectly legal techniques for getting inside your prospects’ head • Tips for quickly creating posts, articles, updates and tweets without feeling overwhelmed.



  • Keynote
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance


0 to 1500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee