About Us - Detroit Ink Publishing, LLC



Detroit ⋅ Ink ⋅ Publishing


Like the Stevie Wonder song, “these three words” describe who we are and what we do:


Detroit – We are a global company headquartered in Detroit.

Ink – We are a group of four experienced writers, editors, college professors, and journalists—with over 120 years of combined experience; we’ve generated a lot of ink.

Publishing – That is what we do—everything needed for publishing your manuscripts.

Detroit Ink Publishing started out, not as a publishing business, but as a writers’ mastermind group. Three creative guys who were longtime friends—Keith, Robert, and Cornelius—met monthly to explore ideas, encourage each other to finish writing projects, and research ways to get their work out to the public.

In 2012, these three accomplished men made one of the best decisions in their lives: they invited Keith’s wife, Pamela Hilliard Owens, an experienced academic and business writer and editor to join the Mastermind group. Since Pam had already started a very successful writing and editing business in 2008, Writing It Right For You, and already had worked with several authors, she immediately turned the mastermind group into a publishing business, and Detroit Ink Publishing was launched.


Any of the four of us can work with you to produce excellence with your project. We provide an entire range of services to help you to get your fiction or non-fiction manuscript to market.

Cornelius Fortune

Cornelius is an award-winning journalist and writer who specializes in short stories. His work has appeared in iPhone Life magazine, The Advocate, Metro Times, Chess Life, Yahoo News, Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market, Tales of the Unanticipated, Illumen, and others; he is also an accomplished musician. He has written extensively on popular culture, comic books, and 21st century trends for more than a decade. His play, “Dislocations,” was selected for HFHC’s New Playwright’s Workshop in 2006.

Dr. Robert McTyre Sr.

Dr. McTyre, Sr. is a writing mentor with more than 35 years of experience. For the past 15 years he has been a teacher of writing at a private, Christian university in Michigan. He also directs the writing program for nontraditional and online students for that university. He holds master, and doctorate degrees in business and administration. He is also the host of “21st Century Ideas with Dr. Robert,” an internet based radio show that explores the many aspects of Adult Learning Theory and Accelerated Learning.

Keith A. Owens

Keith A. Owens is  a noted columnist, editor, award-winning writer, and journalist who specializes in fiction, has ghostwriting credits with several authors, and also loves sci-fi and fantasy writing. He is also an accomplished musician. He published three books in 2013-2104; they are available here. You can visit his website here. He currently is a regular contributor to the progressive political blogs Politicus USA and Black Liberal Boomer as well as senior writer for Writing It Right for You.

Pamela Hilliard Owens

A former college instructor, English teacher, and sales manager, Pam has an extensive background in academic and business writing, editing, copywriting, publishing, social media, blogging, marketing, branding, and project management. An award-winning author, sales leader, and CEO of three related companies, Pam's goal is to help her clients in 13 countries to make the most positive and polished presentation of their ideas. You can visit her other websites here and here.

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