“I believe we can change the world through stories. I believe in making a difference in the lives of others through the power of storytelling, both as a story teller myself and as a "story merchant" who enables other storytellers to make a difference.” With more than forty years’ experience in the publishing world, and over twenty years in entertainment, Dr. Ken Atchity is a writer, producer, teacher-coach, and literary manager, responsible for launching dozens of books and films. His life's passion is finding great stories and turning them into bestselling books and movies.
Films: Ken has produced 30 films, including "Hysteria” (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy; Sony Pictures Classics), “Expatriate” (Aaron Eckhart; Weinstein Bros.); “The Kennedy Detail” (Discovery; nominated for an Emmy); “The Lost Valentine” (Betty White; Hallmark Hall of Fame; winner of the Faith & Freedom Award); “Joe Somebody” (Tim Allen; Fox), “Life of Something Like It” (Angelina Jolie; Fox), "The Amityville Horror" (NBC), "Shadow of Obsession" (NBC), "The Madam's Family" (CBS), “Boobytrap” (Informant Media Entertainment, “War Gods” (Informant, and Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not! (starring Jim Carrey; Paramount) are approaching production.
His 17 books include two novels and books for writers at every stage of their career.