Author Spotlight

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A Leap From the Method

A Leap From the Method

Allan rich

One of the most recognizable character actors in Hollywood, Allan Rich has over 100 TV and film credits, including Serpico, Quiz Show, Amistad, and House M.D.

I Remember Me

I Remember Me

Carl Reiner

Director, actor, producer, writer, and comedian Carl Reiner is a Grammy Award winner, 12-time Emmy Award winner, and an all-around entertainment legend.

Kelly's Quest

Kelly’s Quest

Buddy Ebsen

Actor and dancer Buddy Ebsen had a Hollywood career that spanned decades. He is best known for playing Jed Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies and the title character on Barnaby Jones.

There’s Mel, There’s Woody, and There’s You

“There’s Mel, There’s Woody, and There’s You”

Bruce Kimmel

Grammy-nominated record producer, actor, director, and author Bruce Kimmel boasts a five-decades-long career that includes appearances on Happy Days, MASH, Laverne and Shirley, and Little House on the Prairie.

Bring in the Peacocks

Bring in the Peacocks

Hank Moonjean

Hank Moonjean received a Best Picture Academy Award nomination for Dangerous Liasons, and has produced numerous other films (many featuring Burt Reynolds.)

September Dawn

September Dawn

Carol Whang Schutter

Carol Whang Schutter collaborated on the screenplay for the 2007 Jon Voight film September Dawn, and is the author of the novel of the same name.

Growing Up Laughing With Eddie Murphy

Growing up Laughing with Eddie Murphy

Harris Haith

Harris Haith is the author of Growing Up Laughing With Eddie Murphy, an account of his childhood with the superstar actor and comedian.

Rugaroo

Rugaroo

John S. Myerchin

Educational counsellor, psychologist, and industrial designer John S. Myerchin is the author of Rugaroo, which was optioned to the executive producer of The Exorcist.

A Fine Madness

A Fine Madness

Elliott Baker

Elliott Baker is the author of fifteen books, as well as numerous plays and TV scripts. Two of his books, Doctor Lopez and A Fine Madness, have been optioned by Hollywood.

Lord Vishnu’s Love Handles

Lord Vishnu’s Love Handles

Will Clarke

Will Clark authored Lord Vishnu's Love Handles, the film rights of which have been sold to Paramount.

Undercover White Trash

Undercover White Trash

David L. Kilpatrick

David L. Kilpatrick's hilarious Undercover White Trash has been optioned to producer Beth Grossbard (The Christmas Hope, Mind Over Murder).

The Climbers

The Climbers

George R. Robey

George R. Robey is the author of the corporate thriller The Climbers, which was optioned to Rafelson Media for a film adaptation.

Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead

John Paul Carinci

John Paul Carinci wrote the edge-of-your-seat action novel Better Off Dead. The movie rights have been optioned to Charles Addessi, producer of Wannabees.

How Can An Angel Take My Heart

How Can An Angel Take My Heart?

Regina Knox

Regina Knox's How Can An Angel Take My Heart? has been optioned to Warner Brothers for a film adaptation.

Whim

Whim

Luke Rhinehart

Luke Rhinehart is an internationally-acclaimed, bestselling author. His first book, The Dice Man, is considered one of the most influential novels of the 20th century, and has inspired two movies and four stage plays.

Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood

Neil Shulman

Dr. Neil Shulman's book What? Dead... Again?, published by AuthorHouse, caught the attention of actor Michael J. Fox and was adapted into the blockbuster movie Doc Hollywood.

Mustang Miracle

Mustang Miracle

Humberto G. Garcia

Humberto G. Garcia is the author of Mustang Miracle. The book has been connected with George Lopez's Travieso Productions ever since Humberto pitched it to them at PitchFest Los Angeles.

The Last Generation

The Last Generation

Oliver Crawford

Oliver Crawford, author of The Last Generation, has a screenwriting career that spanned the Golden Age of Television (including Emmy nominations for Climax! and Lineup.)

The Shelling of Beverly Hills

The Shelling of Beverly Hills

Martyn Burke

Novelist, screenwriter, and filmmaker Martyn Burke is also the author of Ivory Joe. He was nominated for five Emmy Awards for his movie, The Pirates of Silicon Valley.

The Adventurers

The Adventurers

Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins is one of the best-selling writers of all time, having sold over 750 million books in 32 languages, some of which have been adapted into films.

Rearranging Chaos

Rearranging Chaos

Jack Geasland

Jack Geasland's first book, Twins, has sold over 6.5 million copies and was No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list for 55 weeks. It was made into the movie Dead Ringers.

A Rose on Ninth Street

A Rose on Ninth Street

Joseph Ruggiero

Dr. Joseph Ruggiero is the founder of the Self Help Movement, a drug and alcohol treatment facility. His book, A Rose on Ninth Street, has been adapted into a movie directed by Dwight Wilkins.