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literary management"Story Merchant" Dr. Ken Atchity has spent his lifetime helping writers get started with and improve their careers. For nearly twenty years as a professor of literature and teacher of creative writing at Occidental College and UCLA - then since 1995, through through Writer's Lifeline and as a literary manager with AEI Online Dr. Atchity has helped literally hundreds of writers find a market for their work by bringing their craft and technique to the level of their ambition and vision. More

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MISSION STATEMENT
writers lifelineKen Atchity is the founder and chairman of The Writer's Lifeline, Inc. He is a producer, literary manager, screenwriter, author, editor, publishing and creativity consultant, magazine writer, book critic, and public speaker.

In over thirty years in the literary world—as a writer, editor, teacher, consultant, and producer—one of my greatest satisfactions has come from helping promising writer
s bring their skills, craft, and expertise in the business to the level of their talent, vision, and ambition. Helping hundreds of writers get their novels and nonfiction books published--and dozens of them make deals with Hollywood studios--led to the founding of The Writer’s Lifeline as a means of formalizing what I’ve learned and been able to share with others.
No company that I know of has a track record like ours, and I think it’s because we care enough to be tough on the writers who work with us.
Our goal is to facilitate and educate:
  • To help writers with stories that need to be told find the expertise to get them told--and sold.

  • To mentor writers who haven’t yet achieved the level of competitive professionalism, until their technique equals their talent.

The basis of all Writer’s Lifeline consulting is putting together the right team to help you reach your professional goals, whether those goals are primarily artistic or primarily commercial. That team might include writers, editors, development execs; and the mentoring may include concept analysis, character development, market refocus, structural editing, dialogue editing, style editing—the necessary combination that will best steer your work forward to publication and production?

You can rest assured that if you work with us, it will be personal as well as professional, inspiring as well as demanding.

We’re here to help your investment in yourself pay off.

Ken Atchity, founder and chairman

 

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