Marques the Writer is a Journalist, Music Publicist, and Author with ten years professional writing experience. The savvy writer first developed a passion for writing professionally, entering his senior year of high school. Eager to gain experience, he became a reporter for his schools newspaper, Bruins 411.
In 2002, the Writer self-published his first book, The Man Who Dared to Dream, which is a fictional book aimed towards teenagers, urging them to never give up-even when failure seems inevitable.
A few years later, the Writer decided to expand his writing business and took on freelance writing for: entertainers, small businesses, and publications. His shot at this new venture came by seizing the opportunity to write for Underwire Interactive Magazine. His position as an interviewer/writer allowed him to gain tremendous experience; along with many mainstream and independent hip-hop contacts. He conducted interviews for: Mr. Colipark, Chopper Young City, DJ Drama, and T-Pain to name a few. Even though he played a significant role in helping the new publication get off the ground, he wanted more.
Marques the Writer decided to leave the magazine to focus solely on freelance writing and quickly gained steady clientele based on his reputation for producing high-quality content with quick turnaround times. He developed a reputation in the industry for being the go-to guy for entertainers who needed press kits, bios, and/or press releases.
In 2005, he accepted a new position as copy editor with Florida-based Entertainment Company, Mighty Dolla Entertainment. This position taught him many of the core skills that he utilizes today, as a successful publicist.
Throughout the years, Marques the writer has worked with many talented Artists, DJ’s, and Producers and is in high-demand for his biography writing, electronic press kits, and effective PR campaigns. He’s worked with clients such as: C. Wakeley, Yung Wax, P.B.R, Young Tyme, Kitch Kitchen, Sparkdawg, and more.
Marques the Writer currently writes for Street Monstaz Magazine and recently released two music business books, The Musicians Manual to Effective Media Coverage,and The Indie Guide: 2013 Edition. He also have three other books that are awaiting release dates.