Seitz’s books include:
- Lights Out: Living In a Sightless World (the story that inspired the major motion picture 23 Blast)
- First Blush (#1 of The Neapolitan Series novellas)
- Second Glance (#2 of The Neapolitan Series novellas)
- Prints Charming (novel, Thomas Nelson/HarperCollins)
- Sisters, Ink (novel, B&H Publishing Group)
- Coming Unglued (novel, B&H Publishing Group)
- Scrapping Plans (novel, B&H Publishing Group)
- Perfect Piece (novel, B&H Publishing Group)
She is also a produced screenwriter. Together with Bob Burris (“Growing Pains”), she wrote the screenplay for “The Neapolitan” pilot. She and Chad Gundersen (Out Of Order Studios) produced the pilot in Naples, Florida, in October 2017.
In addition to her personal writing and producing projects, Seitz is an entertainment industry executive. Most recently, she spent six years as founding President and CEO of the non-profit Spirit Of Naples and Southwest Florida, Inc (SON) headquartered in Naples, Florida. Under her leadership, SON helped bring over two dozen films to the marketplace, educated over 2,000 writers, screened over a dozen films for influential, high-profile American thought leaders, held educational events to bring Southwest Floridians into film and television production, produced its first in-house television program, developed projects with budgets of $1mm to $50mm, and embarked on a long-term plan to build a 184,000sf film and television production facility that would bring hundreds of year-round jobs to Southwest Florida.
Prior to SON, Seitz was the founding President of Glass Road Public Relations in Nashville, Tennessee. Later growing to become Glass Road Media, GR secured coverage for authors on a variety of media outlets including The Today Show, USA Today, The Blaze, CNN, FOX, Southern Living, National Public Radio, and numerous newspapers and radio shows. Under her leadership, GR managed the PR launch for the fiction line of NavPress and handled entire fiction lines or key titles for Barbour Publishing, Baker Books, Zondervan, Tyndale House, Center Street/Hachette Book Group, Howard Books/Simon & Schuster, AMG Publishers, and others. During part of her tenure at Glass Road, Seitz served as co-host of Deeper Living, an interview-based television show featuring writers, artists, and artisans filmed in Atlanta and aired nationwide via SkyAngel and other networks.
Seitz has helped hundreds of writers from debut novelists to New York Times bestsellers with public relations, branding, online presence, public appearance coaching, publishing strategy, and executive communication. Her expertise in story-based promotional practices made her a frequent faculty member at writers conferences nationwide. Prior to forming GR, Seitz served as the first dedicated fiction publicist of Thomas Nelson Publishers, one of the Top Ten Publishers in the World and a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
Seitz has appeared on a variety of outlets including CNN, NPR, The Huffington Post, FOX News, The Laura Ingraham Show, The Glenn Beck Program, The Blaze, The Washington Times, and more, discussing the need for responsible use of mass media’s power.
The former University of Tennessee University Scholar and FRC Witherspoon Fellow for Media holds a Master’s in Mass Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Political Science.
Seitz makes her home with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of rescued pets in the beautiful paradise of Naples, Florida. She is passionate about harnessing the power of stories to influence and affect in a positive manner.