Authoring and Writing Speaker Dr. Kenneth Atchity

Author and Writing Speaker Dr. Kenneth AtchityAuthor & Writing–Producer/literary manager Dr. Ken Atchity (Yale Ph.D., former professor of comparative literature and Fulbright professor)–author of fifteen books including A Writer’s Time: A Guide to the Creative Process from Vision through Revision, How to Publish Your Novel, How to Quit Your Day Job and Live Out Your Dreams, and Writing Treatments That Sell. Emmy-nominated producer of 30 films, he spent his lifetime turning stories into books and films. Based in Los Angeles and New York, will travel anywhere in the world. His keynote speeches are known for their industry knowledge, practicality, classical allusions, and sheer inspiration for audiences seeking to advance and maintain their creativity.

Profile Dr. Atchity is a sought-after inspirational speaker, known for the practicality and positivism of his approach to storytellers. He has spoken at dozens of universities, corporations, and social and business groups, in the U.S. and Europe, in search of stories that will work in the commercial marketplaces of New York publishing and Hollywood film and television. He has also produced thirty films for cinema and television, with "Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not!" (starring Jim Carrey) in development at Paramount, and serves as an expert witness in intellectual property actions because of his wide knowledge of all aspects of the professional world of storytelling. Ken delivers hope, inspiration, and practical reality along with precise steps for overcoming the obstacles storytellers face en route to becoming published and produced.

Los Angeles
Writing Treatments That Sell
Between 100-2500 Participants
30-60 minutes
Selling Your Story to the World: Inspirational and practical, description of today’s story marketplace and how to approach it for commercial success.
45-90 minutes
Writing Treatments that Sell; Options for Publishing Your Book; Turning Your Story into a Motion Picture; Hollywood Today; Publishing Today
Same as above, plus Planning Your Novel to be a Film; Maintaining the Creative Spark; Revolutionary Time Management for Creative People; How the Creative Mind Works; Producing for Hollywood; Finding an Agent
30-90 minutes
100 Mile Radius or more
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