GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, Ph.D., J.D., is a nationally known writer, organizational/business consultant, speaker, and seminar/workshop leader, specializing in business and work relationships, conflict resolution, creativity, social issues, and criminal justice. She is founder and director of Changemakers Publishing, Songworks, and Changemakers Productions. Besides writing books and screenplays, she has written over 100 songs, which include a mix of genres, including country, gospel, pop, folk, and novelty songs. About 50 of these songs have been published and a dozen have been recorded on independent labels.
Scott's cuts on several records include: "The Truth about Lying" (Sun Star), "What I Told You on the Pillow" (Sealco), “Listen to the Echoes” (Sheheshe Records), and "My Puppy Dog's Just a Pussy Cat" (Better Times Publishing). She has developed a series of songs with dog themes to support and promote her Do You Look Like Your Dog book, Web site, and TV game/reality show. She is or has been a member of songwriter organizations including BMI, Songs Alive, the Country Music Association, Nashville Songwriting Association, and West Coast Songwriters Association. She is now represented by a songplugger in Nashville, Chris J. Keaton of Keaton Music Ventures. Contact him if you are interested in recording or performing any of her songs.
She has produced videos of a half-dozen of her songs, including MIDNIGHT ROADS, THREE SQUARES AND A ROOF, I'M GONNA STOP LOVING YOU, NIGHTTIME MAN IN A DAYTIME JOB, DO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR DOG? and I SURE WISH A MAN COULD BE MORE LIKE A DOG.
As a writer, Scott has published over 50 books on diverse subjects with major publishers, including Random House, Berkley Books, AMACOM, and Simon & Schuster. Some recent books include: WANT IT, SEE IT, GET IT! VISUALIZE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS; ENJOY! 101 LITTLE WAYS TO ADD FUN TO YOUR WORK EVERYDAY; DISAGREEMENTS, DISPUTES, AND ALL-OUT WAR; 30 DAYS TO A MORE POWERFUL MEMORY; A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR MANAGING EMPLOYEES FROM HELL; A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR WORKING WITH BAD BOSSES; LET'S HAVE A SALES PARTY; HOMICIDE BY THE RICH AND FAMOUS; AMERICAN MURDER; DO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR DOG?; and THE SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR WORKING WITH HUMANS.
Her screenplays, mostly in the crime, legal thriller, and sci-fi genres, include RICH AND DEAD, COKE AND DIAMONDS, DEADLY AFFAIR, DEAD NO MORE, FLARE UP, NEW IDENTITY, THE NEW CHILD and HELIFLYERS. UNBALANCED is currently in production and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2009.
As a game and toy designer, Scott has had over two dozen games with major game companies, including Briarpatch, Hasbro, Pressman, and Mag-Nif. She most recently licensed JACKPOT and DO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR DOG? to Briarpatch.
Scott has received national media exposure for her books (including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, Montel Williams, CNN, and the O'Reilly Factor). She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California in Berkeley, a J.D. from the University of San Francisco Law School, and M.A.s in Anthropology and Mass Communications at California State University, East Bay.
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