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  November 2001 We are sad to report that Paraview Press author Charles Crenshaw has died of natural causes at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. Crenshaw, who was 68, is the author of Trauma Room One. His health had been deteriorating in recent years. Obituaries honoring this surgeon who treated President John F. Kennedy’s gunshot wounds in 1963 appeared in the Dallas Morning News, The New York Times and other newspapers around the country. 

Paraview Productions opens a videostore. With the help of Paraview partner BC video, videos produced by Paraview and/or BC Video can now be purchased online from our website. Come visit!
  October 2001 The newest Paraview Press ebook—River of a Thousand Tales by Rao Kolluru-- is now available in Microsoft Reader and Peanut Press editions.

Sandra Martin of the Paraview Literary Agency is recognized for her advisory role in the National Foundation for Alternative Medicine. Writes Vice President Matthew J. Boyer: “Sandra has been an active member of The National Foundation for Alternative Medicine's (NFAM) International Committee on Alternative and Complementary Medicine for the last three years. Her leadership in this role has been inspiring to the other members. In addition, Sandra was a critical player in some of NFAM's initial European clinic investigations. Without her participation NFAM would have been at a great disadvantage in collecting the data necessary to write evaluation reports on the clinics and help NFAM save lives. It is my experience that among her many talents public relations is one of her strongest. Sandra has introduced NFAM to a large number of high profile individuals including celebrities. Last year, Sandra co-hosted an event for NFAM in the penthouse apartment of one of New York's most prominent lawyers. This single event elevated public awareness about NFAM's work several levels and would have been impossible without Sandra's dedication and support of the event and to NFAM. Sandra's activism is unparalleled.”
  Paraview Press Fall 2001 List:  
  September 2001 The Paraview Literary Agency sells a book series by Higher Ground for Humanity Foundation with an introduction by Jewel Kilcher for MTV Books, a division of Simon and Schuster. The series features books of poetry and life lessons for young adults.

August 2001 Paraview Productions has licensed the Intuition documentary series to Infinito, a channel on Cisneros Cable Television for five years in Latin America.

The film rights to the Paraview Literary Agency property The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and Whitley Strieber have been purchased by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, producers of Independence Day and The Patriot. This will be in addition to the TV movie being made by Turner Broadcasting.

Through partnerships with and of Michigan, Paraview Press books can now be ordered directly from the Paraview website. Our newest books will be available here weeks before they appear on Amazon, Barnes & Noble , or other bookstores. For more information, see our Ordering page

July 2001
This fall Showtime will air a movie based on the Paraview Literary Agency property, Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message on Life After Death, by James Van Praagh. The movie will star Ted Dansen, Mary Steenburgen and Diane Ladd. James Van Praagh is a world-famous medium who is renowned for conveying messages and conversations between "worlds." Talking To Heaven was on the New York Times best seller list for 35 weeks.

June 2001 The first Paraview Press ebooks, distributed by iPublish, become available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online bookstores. The first titles are Spiritual Places In and Around New York City by Emily Squires and Len Belzer, and Dream Interpretation (and More!) Made Easy by Kevin Todeschi.    

In a deal for  Paraview Productions, and Wisdom Media Group, signed a Content Distribution Agreement, whereby Paraview will provide Wisdom with a series of streaming video clips dealing with Health & Intuition, to be distributed over TV, Radio and the Internet. Wisdom is a multi-media firm, based in Bluefield, West Virginia.

May 2001 Warner Books buys Love Secrets Of The Signs through the Paraview Literary Agency. This is the third installment of Stacey Wolf's Secrets Of The Signs series, due out Fall 2001.

April 2001 Paraview Press signs an exclusive agreement with, the Internet publishing venture of Time Warner Books for distribution of English language eBooks presented by Paraview Press throughout the world. is the first dedicated Internet publishing venture from any American book publisher. will develop new methods for the production, distribution, and sales of fiction and non-fiction titles created specifically for the Internet.

January 2001 In a deal by the Paraview Literary Agency, John Wiley & Son's buys Letha Hadady's Natural And Asian Beauty Secrets due out January 2002. Hadady is a foremost expert on Chinese herbs. She is also the Author of Asian Health Secrets and Personal Renewal. 

November 2000 The Paraview Literary Agency sells Chellie Campbell's The Wealthy Spirit: A Daily Approach To Financial Peace And Prosperity, due out January 2002, to Sourcebooks. Chellie teaches us how to be spiritual and make money! 

October 2000 Smythtype is chosen as book designer for Paraview Press. Laura Smyth has a literary arts background with a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Columbia University. She was trained in traditional typography and Design, and since 1994 has worked primarily as a book designer with her husband/partner under the name Smythtype. They have designed and/or produced books published by Viking, Reader’s Digest, Sunset, Scholastic, Dorling Kindersley, and Franklin Watts, among others

September 2000 The first Paraview Press title appears: Civilization and the Transformation of Power by Jim Garrison, president of the State of the World Forum. The first copies are made available at the State of World Forum “2000 and Beyond” in New York City on this date. More than 200 copies are sold. goes live on the web. The first edition of the site is designed by  The site establishes a presence for the various Paraview companies on the world wide web, and acts as a showcase for its authors, services, and products. 

August 2000 Tom Joyce or Creativewerks in San Francisco designs the new Paraview logo as part of our global rebranding campaign.

July 2000 Lighting Source is chosen as the print-on-demand printer for Paraview Press books. Ingram, the largest book distributor in the US, becomes the distributor for Paraview Press books.  

June 2000 Paraview Press, a totally new kind of publishing company, begins operations as a division of Patrick Huyghe is named Editor in Chief. In a radical departure for a publishing company, Paraview Press will use new media technologies exclusively to produce and distribute its titles. Paraview Press books will appear in two formats: as high quality, print-on-demand trade paperbacks, which can be ordered from any bookstore; and as ebooks, which can be downloaded instantly upon purchase and read on laptops, handheld computers and dedicated reading devices.

March 2000 The Paraview Literary Agency’s Lisa Hagan receives a two book deal with NAL Accent, a newly formed imprint of Penguin Putnam, for her client Lisa Wingate's Tending Roses, now available in bookstores. A richly emotional and spiritual fiction novel for the way we live. 

February 2000 A pre-launch party was held for in the Sky Lounge in New York. Attendees included celebrity authors, media moguls, and investment executives from around the country.

December 1999 is founded by Sandra Martin, John Flippen Jr., and Alexander M. Dake  to capitalize on the advent of the Internet and the development of new publishing technologies.


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