MUSINGS OF A STORY MERCHANT

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

THE SAN FRANCISCO WRITE AND PITCH CONFERENCE - February 19 - 21, 2010







W&PC Faculty and Presenters




Our faculty is a combination of experience and desire. We choose to work with agents and editors who are not only connected, affable, and wise, but also list-building and willing to listen and work with new writers. Agencies represented at our pitch sessions include Andrea Hurst Literary Management, Dreisbach Literary Management, Castiglia Agency, Dijkstra Agency, AEI Film and Literary Agency, Paul Levine Agency, ICM, LarsenPomada, and Reece Halsey/Cameron Agency. All of the agents are actively looking for new clients. Many have chosen to represent writers from Algonkian events. All of them are more than willing to advise, and to review your work at such time it is ready.



Ken Atchity

With more than forty years experience in the publishing world, and over fifteen years in entertainment, Ken Atchity is responsible for launching dozens of books and films. His life's passion is finding great storytellers and turning them into bestselling authors and screenwriters. As well as being a famed literary agent at AEI, he has produced 26 films, including "Joe Somebody" (Tim Allen; Fox), "Life or Something Like It" (Angelina Jolie; Fox), "Shadow of Obsession" (NBC), "The Madam's Family" (CBS), "Henry's List of Wrongs" (New Line), and Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not (starring Jim Carrey; Paramount-- approaching production). His 14 books on writing cover every stage of a writer's career. Based his teaching, managing, and writing experience, he has successfully built bestselling careers for novelists, nonfiction writers, and screenwriters from the ground up.



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