My Faith Kept Me Going By Carldell Johnson Reaches Top 100

carldell_johnson_300x159VIP Ink Publishing release “My Faith Kept Me Going” by Carldell Johnson. With a street release date of June 24, 2014, My Faith Kept Me Going has already been in the top 100 in three different categories on reaching as high as # 34 in Religious Inspiration from pre-sales. His autobiography covers his faith and determination from both on and off the court. It also outlines how he overcame the hardships of living in New Orleans East as a child as well as the horrors he experienced during and after Hurricane Katrina, and his triumph of becoming an NBA player. Johnson’s autobiography is written in a way that is part reflection and inspirational, Johnson takes his readers into the personal journey of his world, whether it was dealing with the relationship of his parents or fighting to stay alive in the world of vices that surrounded him. At the end of each chapter Johnson allows his readers to take his story and make it their own, asking what we have learned and what we will share. This book is bigger than basketball, it is a story of finding your way and staying on the path.

On December 9, 2011 Carldell Johnson signed with the New Orleans Hornets training camp roster, where he became a hometown favorite. After he was released from the New Orleans Hornets, Johnson returned to the Austin Toros where they won the NBA Development League Championship. Prior to signing with the New Orleans Hornets, Johnson was featured in an article written in the Austin American-Statesman in which his teammate Lance Thomas stated, “That Squeak’s selfless. He’s just happy being here. He’s always making someone smile.” Johnson himself was quoted as saying, “A lot of people might think, you know, five years in the D-League? But I’m excited. I’m excited to be playing basketball.” Since turning professional in 2006, he has played for three different teams in Mexico and two in Belgium as well as having three different stints with the Austin Toros in the NBA Development League. He also has been a non-roster invitee of the San Antonio Spurs on two occasions. Carldell Johnson also participated with the New York Knicks mini camp in 2012. Later that year he played for the Atlanta Hawks during their 2012 pre-season.

When Johnson was seventeen years old, his father passed away of cancer. Johnson said that, “My whole life I’ve been trying to grind it out and work hard to get where I need to be. My father died from cancer, and I grew up in a tough neighborhood in New Orleans East, where guys would get bored and find time to get into other things, like stealing cars and walking around looking for fights.

His inspiring story will touch the hearts of many. You can pre-order his book wherever books are sold.

Posted On 30 May 2014
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Voice of NASCAR Larry McReynolds Signs Global Book Deal with VIP Ink Publishing, L.L.C.

Larry_McReynolds_300Larry McReynolds signed a deal with VIP Ink Publishing, L.L.C. to an autobiography of both his broadcasting career and career as a former NASCAR crew chief. McReynolds currently serves as a racing analyst on FOX SPORTS, FOX SPORTS 1, TNT and a columnist on His NASCAR career began in 1975. He worked his way up the ladder and took his first crew chief job in 1985. His first win as a crew chief was in 1988 at Watkins Glen with Ricky Rudd as the driver.

McReynolds was the winning crew chief for the 1992 Daytona 500, with driver Davey Allison, in the 28 Robert Yates Racing Ford Thunderbird. He joined Richard Childress Racing in 1996, and helped NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt win the 1998 Daytona 500. At the end of the 2000 season, Larry made a difficult decision to leave the Richard Childress owned #31 Lowe’s Chevrolet and ventured into the Fox Sports broadcast booth with Mike Joy and three time Winston Cup champion Darrell Waltrip. The three have worked together since the 2001 season, serving as commentators for many Sprint Cup (2001–present) and Nationwide Series (2001-2006) races.

Larry McReynolds autobiography will cover his life from his beginning in Birmingham, Alabama to becoming a broadcasting icon in NASCAR. It will also cover his faith and determination from both sides of the camera; as well as, the struggles he has had to face and overcome. McReynolds inspiring story will touch the hearts of millions.

Posted On 27 May 2014
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Sammy Kershaw Signs Global Book Deal With VIP Ink Publishing

Grammy-nominated country music star Sammy Kershaw announced that he has signed a global book deal with VIP Ink Publishing to release the official autobiography on his life and


Kershaw’s autobiography will cover his life from his humble beginning in Kaplan, Louisiana to becoming one of country music’s shining stars.  In addition, the publication of his life will delve deep into his faith and determination from both on and off center stage, as well as the personal struggles he faced and conquered to become a multi-platinum selling artist.

The currently untitled work is expected to be released in 2014 with further details to follow in the coming weeks.

Often referred to as the heir apparent to the legendary George Jones, Grammy-nominated Sammy Kershaw’s hit songs have included such classics as “I Can’t Reach Her Anymore,” “National Working Woman’s Holiday” and “Love of My Life.”  Kershaw is a multi-platinum selling artist whose history includes six Gold and five Platinum albums that have scanned in excess of five million records.

Posted On 21 Mar 2014
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VIP Ink Publishing Releases My Hero Walks On Water By Brian Dobson

Brian PREORDER(1)VIP Ink Publishing releases “My Hero Walks On Water” by Brian Dobson. “My Hero Walks On Water” street release date is set for May 6, 2014; however, pre-orders can be taken now from your local bookstore or your favorite online retailer. The book details Brian Dobson’s amazing life from the numerous times God has used him to save many people, when they felt they had nowhere else to turn, to his discovery of eight time Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman. Dobson, founder and owner of Metroflex Gym, is also trainer and mentor to Brach Warren, two time winner of the Arnold Classic Championship and IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Cory Mathews.

Metroflex Gym is not your average gym. At times, it has been used as a ministry to help many people overcome addictions and to witness to them the message of Jesus Christ. In 2008, Dobson started a homeless outreach ministry that feeds over 500 people each month. The meals are provided with fresh meat and fish that Dobson personally catches. Dobson’s philosophy is “this is exactly what Jesus would do”.

Brian Dobson’s autobiography is nothing short of spectacular as it details the birth of Metroflex Gym as well as his discovery of eight time Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman. “My Hero walks On Water” provides the reader with a detailed view into Dobson’s life from how he started the Ronnie Coleman Classic, to his struggles with drugs, and working with Branch Warren and Johnny O. Jackson, as well as his passion for hunting and his walk with his Christian faith.

The forward is written by: 8 Time Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman. Contributors to the book are: Two time winner of the Arnold Classic Championships, Branch Warren, Worlds Strongest Bodybuilder, Johnny O. Jackson, and Pastor Troy Brewer.

“I tell people all the time that Brian Dobson is my angel …if it had not been for Brian Dobson, I would have never become eight-time Mr. Olympia”. –  8 Time Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman

“As I have traveled around the world and spoken to audiences in 37 different countries I always tell them that everything I have and the work ethic and dedication I have, I owe to bodybuilding. Well, if it wasn’t for Brian Dobson instilling those things in me and his never ending encouragement, the world would not have ever heard about me.” – Two time winner of the Arnold Classic Championships, Branch Warren

“Being trained by Brian Dobson has helped me improve my physique and performance on the IFBB stage, leading to victories and Olympia qualifications.” – Worlds Strongest Bodybuilder, Johnny O. Jackson

“My Hero Walks On Water” can be pre-ordered from your local bookstore or your favorite online retailer. The book will be in stores May 6, 2014.

Posted On 21 Mar 2014
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Former NFL New Orleans Saints Player Michael Lewis Signs Global Book Deal

VIP Ink Publishing, L.L.C. recently signed former NFL New Orleans Saints player Michael Lewis for an autobiography. Michael Lewis, team ambassador of the New Orleans Saints, is best known as a  return specialist. Although Lewis did not play college football, he was signed by the Louisiana Bayou Beast in 1998.  Lewis has also played for the New Orleans Thunder, New Jersey Red Dogs, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers.

In 2000, Lewis’ life would dramatically change as went from a former Budweiser beer truck driver (thus, the nickname “Beer Man”) to being signed by the New Orleans Saints practice squad. In 2001, he was sent by the Saints to play for the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe. Later that year, Lewis would begin his career as a New Orleans Saint. In 2002, he would set an NFL record for combined kick-punt return yardage with 2,432 yards total (1,807 kickoff, 625 punt). He is currently the Saints’ all-time career leader in punt returns (142) and punt return yardage (1,482). On June 15, 2007, the Saints released him. The local New Orleans newspaper, the Times-Picayune, titled the news, “There’s a Tear in My Beer” because he was a local inspiration, who went from beer truck driver to NFL star.

Michael Lewis’ autobiography will cover his life from his humble beginnings to becoming a NFL star. It will also cover his faith and determination as well as the struggles he had to face and overcome. His inspiring story will touch the hearts of millions.


Posted On 23 Jan 2014
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VIP Ink Publishing Author Nicole Moneer Will Be Competing At The Sheru Classic 2013

VIP Ink Publishing author, IFBB Pro Bikini Athlete, Olympian, and sponsored athlete, Nicole Moneer will be competing and retiring at the Sheru Classic 2013 this weekend. The event is being held this weekend October 26th and 27th in Pune, India, her late fathers birthplace. Nicole will be touring and making appearances throughout India. Nicole placed 3rd last year at this event, and has become a favorite within the industry.

VIP Ink Publishing signed Nicole Moneer for an autobiography. Her autobiography will detail her life as to how she was chronically ill on Rx and OTC drugs for almost 20 years. With proper consistent nutrition, workouts and supplements, Nicole improved the quality of her life. Her accomplishments include: IFBB Bikini Pro & Olympian, internationally published fitness model and writer, sponsored athlete for industry giant, and 1994-1995 Chicago Bulls Cheerleader.

Her book is titled “What Lies Behind The Smile” and is scheduled for a 2014 release. For more information on Nicole Moneer and her amazing story check out

Nicole is also under management with Maxum Brand Management please email to hire Nicole for appearances, speaking engagements and educational seminars. Her new clothing line Nicky Fit™ along with Pre-sale orders of her book are also available at

Posted On 24 Oct 2013
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VIP Ink Publishing Author’s Hit The Road

VIP Ink Publishing author’s hit the road with Pop Evil In November. If you’re in the area, please come out and support.



Nov 08 Ground Zero Traverse City, MI
Nov 09 Austin’s Fuel Room Libertyville, IL
Nov 10 The Fillmore Wausau, WI
Nov 12 Planet Rock Battle Creek, MI
Nov 14 Capone’s Johnson City, TN
Nov 22 Update Concert Hall Clifton Park, NY
Nov 24 Westcott Theater Syracuse, NY



Posted On 10 Oct 2013
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