the ultimate reality series, the ultimate game show and the ultimate
half-hour of intriguing storylines. The
Ultimate Author is an awesome television program packed with
entertaining, engaging and interesting events. Each week,
contestants go toe-to-toe in a writing competition that tests their
ability to develop attention-grabbing content.
an authorís primary role is to create a literary masterpiece, they
must also demonstrate that they can handle the responsibilities of The Ultimate Author.
in this competition must be smart enough to spell well, creative
enough to coordinate a themed book club gathering, savvy enough to
handle an ambush interview, wise enough to develop an effective
marketing plan, and talented enough to help design an eye-catching
the half-hour, contestants compete as a group and individually. The
contestant with the least amount of points for that week will be
asked to close their laptop and leave the premises. The judges
tasked with scoring the contestants will be literary magazine
publishers, veteran authors, journalists, book store
representatives, and creative development managers from publishing
houses. There will be three permanent judges and one guest judge
selected who excels in the chosen genre selected for that week or
for the activity. Additionally, viewers will get a chance to
participate as a guest judge by filling out the form on the website.
show begins with eight contestants from around the country. These
contestants will be discovered during a casting call in
. The chosen contestants will fly to
to videotape for 10 days in a
tropical setting. Contestants vying for a spot on this show must be
21 years old and possess a valid driverís license.
week, a different genre will be selected. Contestants will be given
two hours to write a chapter about the following: romance, mystery,
science fiction, sports, travel, motivation/inspiration, health,
entertainment, childrenís book, business, or a biography.
each writing exercise, the contestants will venture to a location to
help jumpstart their thought process. For example, if the
contestants are writing about science fiction, they will take a tour
. If they are writing a childrenís
book, they will visit the ultimate childrenís getaway,
Children's Museum on Watson Island.
If they are writing about
sports, they will visit the newly renovated dog track in
or a Miami Heat basketball game.
will be the ultimate visual show. It will be filled with awesome
ís shorelines, colorful and
inviting skylines, bold hues featuring
ís historic hotels, and
well-manicured landscapes with green grass and tropical plants.
will be an upbeat show attracting viewers from 18-44 years old. Book
lovers will find it a welcomed treat as the contestants read their
entries each week. While the showís pace is guaranteed to attract
viewers, the instrumentals playing under each segment will have an
equally pleasing affect on the show.
show climaxes in the last episode as the final three contestants
battle it out. The winner is announced and receives a myriad of
gifts from sponsors including the coveted prize of a book deal to
write their own paperback.
website will play an intricate role in the success of The Ultimate Author. While contestants will only read 20-30 seconds
of their entry on camera, the full version of their submissions will
be available online for viewers.