A Wide Variety
Mike Vance has written all sorts of things professionally. It's almost tough to figure out a place to start. He has over twenty years experience writing scripts and content for some pretty nice corporations. His documentaries have won three REMI Awards at the prestigious WorldFest/Houston International Film Festival. He and writing partner, Marijane Miller, sold sitcom scripts in both the US and to the BBC . His fifth book was released in October 2014. Not to mention speech and joke writing, over thirty songs, a bunch of short stories, some sports humor books and even children's stories and poems. Click on Fun Samples to get a little taste. In other words, he can handle your job in a way that will make you smile. Check out Mike's resume here.
Your Company's Needs
We all know that corporate writing needs and entertainment value don't always go hand in hand. Well, that's where Mike comes in. He specializes in taking corporate output and making it sound as if it might actually have been said by a human being. With his comedy expertise, Mike can add a little levity if it fits. He has also written many speeches for business and charity clients. He can certainly be serious, but he can make you laugh, too. So why are clients like Shell, BMC Software, Chevron, the City of Houston, and Teflon still smiling? Easy. They hired Mike Vance to write scripts, speeches and content that will teach, motivate, inform and amuse their employees and customers. You'll be glad you let him do the same for you.
A World of Fun
Mike's first book, called Oilers Anonymous: A Twelve Step Program for Houston Oiler Fans, was published in 1995. It was followed by a history of his band in the PC Cowboys Book. On the serious history side, Mike's third book is Houston's Sporting Life: 1900-1950 from Arcadia Publishing. Sports is a passion for Mike, and his next book was Houston Baseball: The Early Years. Then in October 2014 was Murder and Mayhem in Houston. To purchase an autographed copy of the last three titles, email Mike.
He was co-host of Sports Off Center with Craig Roberts on Houston television for several years. Following that, he was host and producer of the award winning Postcards from Texas. Sports columns haven't escaped Mike's notice either. He's written some very funny ones for various outlets including winning the Lone Star Award during his ten year stint as columnist for Texas Runner Triathlete. Then there's the radio. Mike co-hosted an afternoon drive talk show in Houston, commenting on the days' happenings in sports, politics and the news.
So what has Mike got up his literary sleeve next? How about a Harris County schools history book coming from Bright Sky Press, a baseball novel, two screenplays and a fun book of Christmas and Holiday poems for kids. Oh right, and whatever you need.
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