Over the course of 25 years as a business executive and management consultant, Douglass Seaver has authored professional articles, guest editorials, and a chapter in a marketing textbook, and delivered the Ray E. Brown Memorial Lecture at Duke University, which was subsequently published.
In 2007, Nautical Publishing Company published his nonfiction book, Four Across the Atlantic, that tells the story of the 2004 historic voyage in which a fleet of 18 privately owned power boats successfully crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in history. In March of 2008 George S. Nammack gave the book a full page laudatory review in Boating World, and the 2008-09 issue of Circumnavigator named the book one of the Best Guides for crossing the Atlantic.
In 2010, his short story, “The Auction”, won second place in the annual Writers’ Journal short fiction contest and was published in the magazine’s December issue.
Seaver completed the two-year, online, Stanford Certificate Program in Creative Writing in 2013.
The Fourth Rule, his international suspense novel, is due to be published in November of 2014 by Oak Tree Press.
Seaver lives in Essex, CT, with his wife, Cheryl Seaver, the painter.