All Press Releases for January 29, 2018

Shawn Paulsen Nominated For an Author Award

Motivational Speaker and Hypnotist Shawn Paulsen nominated for author award.

    OGDEN, UT, January 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Comedian, Hypnotist, and Inspirational Speaker Shawn Paulsen has been nominated for an author award in the Author Academy Awards upcoming gala and ceremony.

Internationally Published Author and Speaker, Shawn Paulsen, performs regularly at Wiseguys Comedy Club and his book has been nominated for an award by Author Academy Elite.

Paulsen nomination is for his first book, Why Not Me? Choosing to be positive in the face of adversity, in the memoir genre. Shawn Paulsen demonstrates how he has overcome his stumbling blocks and turned them into stepping stones on his journey through the misfortunes of life. Shawn's story inspires and motivates others to overcome. Paulsen's book is scheduled to be translated into Vietnamese and is being transcribed into Braille. Being Blind himself, Paulsen was honored to have his book available for the visually impaired.

The Author Academy Awards is an award bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry. It's given annually by Author Academy Elite (AAE) and presented at the Author Academy Awards Ceremony. The various category winners are bestowed a special award, officially called the "Academy Boon of Merit."

The Author Academy Awards takes place on Oct. 26th, 2018 and the winner in each category gives an acceptance speech at the Award Ceremony. The winner in each category will also be invited to present their book synopsis at the Igniting Souls Conference main stage on the days immediately following Author Academy Awards in front of a global audience.

"Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention." - Kary Oberbrunner, Founder, Author Academy Elite and the Author Academy Awards

Voting can be made by visiting and scrolling to the Memoir category and clicking on Paulsen's title.

Paulsen will be performing at Wiseguys Comedy Club in Ogden Utah on February 16th and 17th. His hypnosis shows are one of a kind, and his performance, despite his blindness, in amazing. People who witness his shows are completely astonished by his skill and are in the dark about his disability.

Wiseguys Comedy Club doors open at 7 pm. Seating is on a first come first served basis and special VIP seating is always available.

Come experience Ogden's colorful history on 25th Street where you will find buildings dating back to the late 1800s that currently house a variety of restaurants, eclectic shops and best of all, Wiseguys Ogden. Wiseguys has been named "Best Comedy Club" by the City Weekly and has been featured on Fox, KUTV 2 as well as the Standard-Examiner, Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News. The unique, all-brick comedy club was opened in 2003 and seats 250.

Located in Historic Ogden: 269 Historic 25th Street Ogden, UT 84401

Phone: (801) 622-5588

Age: Wiseguys Comedy Club is a family-oriented comedy club and most shows are suitable for all ages. Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased on the Wiseguys websites or directly from the club at

For more information, bookings or to set up interviews, please contact Shawn Paulsen
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Shawn Paulsen
In-Trance-It P.C.
Clinton, UT
United States
Voice: 801-391-1103
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