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About Thane Boulton


Thane Boulton is a four-time national magazine Editor in Chief, as well as leader of successful magazine relaunches, including Food & Wine, Life, Outside, Shape, and Natural Health. ¶ In total, he has been influencer of over 30 book, newspaper, and magazine titles, as well as Fortune 500 brands, including Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Investments, eBay, and Microsoft. ¶ In 2006, Boulton founded Thane & Prose, an editorial agency that offers book proposal development, manuscript editing, and ghostwriting services; and in 2009, Thane & Prose Press, an imprint that considers, acquires, publishes and promotes print and digital books. ¶ A William Morris Endeavor Literary Agency-represented editor, the book proposals and manuscripts Boulton has written, edited, and guided have led to literary agency representation, as well as publisher acquisition for his authors. ¶ 

The founder and teacher of The Role of Design in Journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, Boulton lives in New York City where he has appeared regularly on Vh1, The Today Show, CNN, CBS MarketWatch, Anderson Cooper 360, and The View discussing his work."

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By Thane Boulton at 10:51AM on July 17, 2016

Literary Help for New & Established Authors

Thane & Prose Editorial Agency was founded in 2006 by Thane Boulton, a 30-year publishing veteran; its sister company, Thane & Prose Press, a literary imprint, was founded in 2009.

As agency, Thane & Prose may serve as ghostwriter of nonfiction, biography, screenplay, essay, and memoir work; as nonfiction or fiction manuscript development editor, or as writer and or editor of author book proposals for submission to literary agencies and acquisition editors at publishing houses.

Thus far, Thane & Prose ghostwritten manuscripts have been bought by such publishing houses as Simon & Schuster and Abrams, while its author book proposals have been accepted for representation by, and gone into submission through, such literary agencies as Writer's House and William Morris Endeavor.

Its screenplay editing and ghostwriting has been bought by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures, and Revolution Studios.

Since 2004, founder N. Thane Boulton has been a William Morris Endeavor Literary Agency-represented writer and editor, a four-time national magazine Editor in Chief, and a chief screenplay editor for such films as Rocky Balboa. He has also founded and taught curricula at The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. To date, Boulton has influenced over 30 book, magazine, screenplay, newspaper, and digital periodicals.

Thane & Prose Editorial Agency proudly works with each author's individual budget, no matter how large or how small. For further inquiries, please contact Minota Prüm by email at Minota@thaneandprose.com.

Thane & Prose is based in New York City.

By Thane Boulton at 12:22PM on August 27, 2016

Back in the Ring

The new Oscar De La Hoya Golden Boy APP written and designed by Thane & Prose. Part workout magazine, part reference source, part live fight television. All packed with a punch.—NTB

By Thane Boulton at 6:41PM on October 17, 2015

A letter from N. Thane Boulton

 

Editor in Chief / Corporate Editor












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Thane & Prose Books

 

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"...Thane & Prose is an editorial agency I founded in 2006 to help authors prepare their book proposals and manuscripts for submmission to literary agencies and publishers...."

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Figures & Statistics


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"...Increased advertising revenue at Men's Fitness by 50%, newsstand sales by 51%, and circ. from 620,000 to 800,000..."

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"...Increased advertising revenue by 21%, sell through to 81%, and circulation by 25% at Genre in publishing's toughest year..."

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"...Took 500 Bee Raw Honey Facebook likes to over 4,000 within one year, garnered increased media impressions through placement on Oprah's Must Have List, Martha Steward Living features, topping Saveur's top picks list, and front page New York Times coverage. The net was a year over year doubling of profits.

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Pg.9

"...Partnered with Sylvestor Stallone for the launch of Sly magazine—in which we wrote and published the script Rocky Balboa. After measuring audience interest and deomographics, the film was sold to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures and topped the box office for two weeks..."

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"...Within a year, Natural Health netted between 11% and 30% year-over-year newsstand sales increases, maintained a healthy ad revenue, and increased its readership handsomely..."

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"...To our delight, these were the highest selling issues Life had published in five years...."

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"...What could be more fun than developing a new television show? Developing a digital one for eBay International..."

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"...As a result, Shape performed up to 50% higher year-over-year on the newsstand, broke its own ad revenue records, and grew in circulation...."

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"...When I take on a magazine launch or relaunch I tell my staff, "Let's make history—not just another boring magazine."..."

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"...As technology progresses, new challenges face the editors and designers of publications..."

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What is Imagista?

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"...I've launched or relaunched 34 magazines—and each one ends up being my favorite. Now on deck? Imagista, the new, bolder culture magazine…"

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Pg.3

"...Israel’s premier fashion designer Alon Livné’s star began rising years before. He started working at the young age of 17..."

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Pg.7

"..Every season, designers contemplate this idea as they concept and design their latest collections. Although it seems like such an obvious question, it is interesting to watch trends unfold..."

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"..Nirco Castillo’s modern, minimalist yet energetically fluid design sensibility is equally informed by his past as his progressive view on fashion..."

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Inside the Wire Productions

 

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"...Inside the Wire Productions is my documentary film production company. Through IWP I conceive, produce, and direct documentary films across many topics. Simply, we are journalists who make films...."

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