Morgan James Publishing Launches New Book to Guide Aspiring Performers on the Path to Stardom

August 17, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018—Morgan James Publishing announces the release of "Virdition: The Secret to Fast Tracking YOUR Path to Stardom," a new book co-authored by entertainment industry veterans Forbes Riley and Will Quinones.

"Virdition" was conceived and written to be Hollywood's new handbook for success-a "must read" for anyone with stars in their eyes and the desire to launch a career in show business.

Developed and written by entertainment industry veterans Forbes Riley and Will Quinones, "Virdition" aims to disrupt the way the entertainment industry discovers new talent. Motivated by a mutual passion for helping prospective artists achieve their dreams, Riley and Quinones set out to draft a contemporary guide for achieving success in the entertainment field.

"Think of strategies used by Uber to disrupt the taxi service industry and Airbnb to disrupt the hotel industry," Riley says. "Virdition" shows up-and-coming musicians, singers, actors, models and anyone with talent and a dream how to leverage digital technology to boost their visibility among industry insiders and fans to fast track their career."

Gone are the days of paper headshots and "cattle call" auditions. The platform sets a level playing field for achieving stardom, placing it within anyone's grasp. By leveraging proven strategies like creating digital portfolios, remote auditioning, participating in online talent competitions and vigorous social media networking, performers can create an immediate online platform for showcasing their talent to industry insiders as well as national and global audiences.

"Virdition' combines the power of technology and experience-based insight to help performers boost audience awareness and avoid common setbacks and obstacles that often occur on the road to success in the entertainment field. Talented individuals in any genre-from stuntmen and musicians to actresses, singers, dancers, and even make-up artists-can create their brand, steer their careers, and master the art of "virtual auditioning" with Virdition's recommendations, tips, and insider secrets.

Endorsed by veteran performers like film and recording star and "American Idol" co-host Paula Abdul, actor/soap opera star Kevin Spiritas, and "Shark Tank's" Kevin Harrington, Virdition serves as a door-opening guidebook for artists of all genres.

"'Virdition' is a field manual, a tool that can help anyone with talent and a dream to carve out their place in the billion-dollar entertainment industry," Quinones says. "This book and Virdition's platform can help performers save time and money without sacrificing their shot at stardom.

"In the digital age, seeking a career in Hollywood has never been more promising, he says."

Riley will host a celebrity book launch in Hollywood on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The event is open to the public. The exact location will be emailed directly to ticket holders. For information and to reserve tickets, visit the Forbes Riley celebrity book launch website.

With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Forbes Riley shares insights and valuable tips for overcoming obstacles on the path to success based on her own journey pursuing a career as an actress, dancer, and TV host. Riley's skills ultimately led to her launching a multi-million empire and opening her own state-of-the-art TV and production studio in St. Petersburg, Florida

Riley and Virdition founder and CEO Will Quinones have partnered to write the book in order to help others achieve their entertainment career dreams while providing the Virdition online virtual audition platform so that artists can display and broadcast their talents to industry insiders and audiences digitally. Both Riley and Quinones are passionate about helping struggling artists of all levels achieve their dreams.

Virdition's remote platform takes auditioning to a whole new level by allowing aspiring entertainers to gain exposure as well as access to career-boosting opportunities such as talent competitions like "The Voice", "America's Got Talent" and "American Idol."

Inspiring and motivating, "Virdition: TheSecret to Fast Tracking YOUR Path to Stardom" can be purchased at, Google Books

About the Authors:
Forbes Riley is an award-winning TV host and health /fitness expert credited with selling more than $2.5 billion dollars worth of products via infomercials and home shopping. She parlayed her successful on-camera career into a multi-million dollar empire that includes her flagship fitness product SpinGym and her Tampa-based TV and film production studio Forbes Riley Studios.

Riley started her career as an actress appearing in dozens of TV series including "Picket Fences," "Practice," "24" and "Boy Meets World." She has performed on Broadway and in movies, and hosted TV series' on Animal Planet, Discovery, and ESPN's "X-Games." Riley currently hosts her own talk show, a weekly radio show, and a podcast called She is an international motivational keynote speaker for corporations and global women's conferences.

Learn more about her coaching strategies at Riley speaks to inspire and motivate others to build and follow their dreams. A New York native, Riley maintains homes in Los Angeles and St. Petersburg, Florida raising her 15-year-old twins.

Will Quinones is the founder and CEO of, the first virtual audition and networking platform for the entertainment industry. Early on, Quinones discovered that in order to become a success, he had to excel at every venture he took on and become a leader in his niche. Quinones focused his career on sales and management and developed a strong work ethic fueled by his entrepreneurial spirit. By honing these skills, Quinones' visionary leadership led to the creation of Virdition's innovative platform, which will forever change the way talent is auditioned and hired.

The digital revolution has transformed the way entertainment agencies conduct auditions. Quinones, a former dancer and singing group manager, saw the internet as a way to promote up-and-coming talent by utilizing the efficiency of the internet and making access to auditions available to talented individuals everywhere without the expense and inconvenience of traveling. Quinones developed Virdition to be an interactive, game-changing virtual audition and talent competition platform that gives performers everywhere a chance to break into show business without leaving home.

More About This Title:
Virdition: Celebrity Success Secrets to Fast Track YOUR Path to Stardom by Forbes Riley and Will Quinones, will be released by Morgan James Publishing on August 28, 2018.

Virdition-ISBN 978-1683508373 -has 200 pages and is being sold as a trade paperback for $16.95. The book can be purchased (where can people purchase the book? On Amazon? In bookstores? Through your websites? What is the price? This needs to be included).

About Morgan James Publishing:
Morgan James publishes trade quality titles designed to educate, encourage, inspire, or entertain readers with current, consistent, relevant topics that are available everywhere books are sold.


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