Adducent is a creative firm that provides writing, ghostwriting, writing improvement, story & book development, and publishing services. We assist people and organizations with their writing needs and find, develop, write, ghostwrite and publish stories and books that are entertaining, enlightening, informative, and enjoyable to read. Adducent works with clients internationally. Several clients have appeared on PBS NewsHour, 60 Minutes, and MSNBC (and other TV and radio shows nationally and in their local markets).
Our authors and clients are Admirals, Generals, other high-ranking military, CEOs and Senior Executives (including former CEOs, Chairmen, and SVPs of multibillion-dollar NYSE companies), retired members of Congress and the United States Intelligence Community, Foreign Policy & Defense Industry Professionals, Government / Intelligence & Security Agency Professionals, University Professors, Scientists, Doctors, Surgeons, Attorneys, Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals.
We have 83 titles commercially or privately (legacy or organizational versions) published as of this writing. Thirty-five books ghostwritten or co-written for clients (14 nonfiction, 9 memoirs, and 12 fiction). Fourteen books redeveloped or rewriting done to improve or convert to creative nonfiction or fiction. Six books (4 novels, 2 nonfiction) project managed for post-writing pre-publication work and client guided through self-publication. Two books (a novel and a creative nonfiction work) optioned for screenplay development. A Note About Repeat Clients: Eight have done two books, six have done three books, one has contracted a 4-novel series (we’re on book four), and one has done five books. And there are too many smaller, short-form projects to count with clients: from developing and crafting from scratch, re-writing and editing existing content for personal or professional bios and profiles, to personal and professional blog content, to periodic content needed for email and newsletter subscribers, social or professional media or for organizational needs. Dennis Lowery, founder, and president of Adducent is also available for story and book development and writing or publishing project management consultation.
Founder & President of Adducent, Inc.
He has written a lot of nonfiction and fiction since 2008. Over 2.5 million words worth. He’s worked with clients from New Haven, Connecticut to Miami, Florida… Chicago, Illinois to Houston, Texas… from Seattle, Washington to San Diego, California… cities and states in between and internationally. Two client book-ghostwriting projects–a creative nonfiction book and a novel–have been optioned (for film or screenplay development).
A former Operations Specialist in the US Navy, he’s traveled to dozens of countries while serving in the military, in his business career, and for pleasure. He’s given talks in the United States and internationally on business, writing, publishing and the importance and impact of stories on individuals and cultures. He is also a serial entrepreneur who in his 36 years’ experience has funded, started, bought and operated businesses in industries ranging from manufacturing, trucking, and logistics to business services. You can read about that and his founding of Adducent in 2000, here.
His professional and creative skills have helped clients turn their knowledge, life experiences and imaginative ideas into compelling and entertaining stories and books.
Creative & Production
Karen has worked for Adducent as a freelance editor, writer, research assistant, and graphic designer for several years. She now supervises the design and production of story and book graphics, bookblock (interior layout and formatting), and cover development (art and layout). Once book interior and cover designs are approved, she creates the print-ready files uploaded to our production facility.
In college, she majored in Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology and a minor in Asian Studies and attended the University of North Florida’s Archaeological Field School. She’s done independent studies, including statistical analysis on a historic graveyard in north Florida and won awards at UNF’s Sociology and Anthropology Symposium. She’s presented at two university symposiums and at the 63rd meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society.