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Scott and Liliana's Achievements in Publishing And Law Enforcement

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Our public safety team shares experiences in their own words, providing unrestricted access to members.


Dynamic selection of questions commonly plaguing writers. Don't see it? Ask and it’ll be answered.


Cops, Navy SEALs, Firefighters, CSI, Forensics, and more are on duty to help you write it like you lived it.

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We're on a mission to make the writing process easier so you can get it right first time!

SilverHart is a unique service to writers based on two vastly different careers.

We provide authors with in-depth expertise in publishing and law enforcement.

With our help, you can write it right.

Crime Scene Training

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  • 24 hour access to our Cops Corner Video Library which means you can learn exactly how law enforcement, fire and military officers assess and react to a live action danger situation. This will enable you to write in their authentic voice.
  • Immediate contact with public safety subject matter experts. You can ask experienced professionals any questions you want,and find out exactly how they feel in high risk situations and take your readers to the heart of the action.

Author Training

As A Member You Get

  • 24 hour access to our Writers' Nook Video Library where you can learn all the tips and tricks I used to become a #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Spend more time writing and less time worrying about getting your book published and making sales.
  • Immediate contact with bestselling industry publishing professionals. You can ask pertinent questions and benefit from their expertise. Become a bestselling self published author in the shortest time possible.

SWAT Camps And Swat Academies

SWAT Camps

SWAT Camps are coming to 8 cities near you. A hands-on learning experience for anyone who incorporates law enforcement or suspense into their books. These interactive workshops will take you from start to finish through a crime scene—you be the detective!—and then we’ll show you how to implement this experience into a fast-paced novel that will keep readers turning the pages. Classes taught by Chief of Police Scott Silverii and NYT and USA Today Bestseller Liliana Hart.

SWAT Academy

SWAT Academy is a four-day experience you’ll never forget. Located at an International Emergency Training Facility just outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, writers will immerse themselves in all aspects of law enforcement, fire rescue, and military. These aren’t just simulations—experience the rush of adrenaline with your SWAT team, explosive demonstrations, drive a real police unit, K-9 demonstrations, defensive tactics, and more, all taught by qualified law enforcement.