Congratulations to Tom Golisano on his book with HarperCollins

Incredibly excited for our client, self-made multi-billionaire Tom Golisano, on his upcoming book with HarperCollins Leadership. We are all very proud of this project and can’t wait to see it hit the bestseller lists. Want to learn how to start and grow a successful business from one of America’s greatest

Congratulations to Ken Honda on the Release of Happy Money

KAA would like to congratulate our client Ken Honda on the release of his new book, Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money (Simon & Schuster, 2019). Ken’s books have sold over 7-million copies in Japan, but this is his first American release. Go check it

KAA at BookExpo 2019

BookExpo 2019 was a great week of agent launch parties, meetings with publishers, editors, authors, and literary agents, and celebrating another year in the book world! It is always great to reconnect with various editors at HarperCollins, especially the HarperCollins Leadership group — one of our closest professional partners. Pictured

5 Common Query Letter Mistakes Made by Fiction Authors

If you’re looking to land a book deal with a major publisher—the kind that that will get your novel into stores all over the country—you’re going to need an agent. And to convince an agent to represent your work to publishers, you’re going to need to grab their attention through

Make-A-Wish® and Kevin Anderson & Associates Collaborate to Help NYC Teen Write Her Book

We are thrilled to announce a collaboration between Kevin Anderson & Associates and Make-A-Wish® Metro New York. Bettirose’s leukemia diagnosis at the age of 13 made her medically eligible for a wish. With the dream of becoming a published author, Make-a-Wish reached out to KAA to help. Now her wish

KAA Congratulates Ghostwriter Kira Breed-Wrisley on Her Third #1-Bestseller

Congratulations to Kevin Anderson & Associates staff ghostwriter Kira Breed-Wrisley on the release of her third book, Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Fourth Closet, which recently reached #1-bestseller status on Amazon. Based on the popular video game series, the #1-New York Times bestselling series tells the tale of Charlie and

What Is an “Author’s Platform” and Why Is It Important?

Want to Write a Book and Get a Publisher? You’ll Likely Need a Platform Want to give yourself the best potential for securing an agent or a big book deal? The importance of your platform cannot be overstated. How familiar you are to your potential audience, and how effective you
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Biannual Strategy Meeting for Staff Writers and Editors, New York Office

It was great to get some of the team together (both physically and virtually) for the staff strategy meeting at our NYC office and post-meeting social event at the NoMad. Along with discussing the exciting trajectory and growth of our firm, it was a pleasure to brainstorm and strategize how
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Ghostwriter Kira Breed-Wrisley Attains Amazon #1-Bestseller Status

Congratulations to Scott Cawthon and Kevin Anderson & Associates’ Kira Breed-Wrisley on the success of their Amazon #1-bestselling book, The Twisted Ones (Scholastic, 2017). The second book in the Five Nights at Freddy’s New York Times #1-bestselling series, The Twisted Ones has received rave reviews from critics and fans alike.
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Acclaimed Author Alice Anderson’s Memoir Receives Glowing Praise

Congratulations to Kevin Anderson & Associates’ Alice Anderson on the success of her memoir, Some Bright Morning I’ll Fly Away (St. Martin’s Press, 2017). Alice writes about her journey to keep her family together after she flees her abusive husband. Some Bright Morning I’ll Fly Away has received critical acclaim
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Bill Green is #1 on Forbes’ “10 Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2017”

Congratulations to our client, Bill Green, whose first book, All In: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs, was ranked #1 on Forbes’ list of “10 Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2017.”
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Bestselling Ghostwriting and Editing Services Have Arrived on the West Coast

We are thrilled to announce that Kevin Anderson & Associates Inc. has opened a Los Angeles office, and that Tim O’Leary has been promoted to Managing Editor and will oversee operations there. We look forward to better serving our West Coast clients from 100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 700, Santa Monica,
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Why Adverbs Are (Almost Always) a Bad Idea

This sentence has a problem: She ran quickly down the street. This sentence has an even bigger problem: Panting forcefully, with arms wildly flailing, she ran quickly down the street. Can you guess? They are weighed down with too many adverbs. For beginning writers, the impulse to tell how an

New York Times #1 Bestseller, Five Nights at Freddy’s

Guess Who’s #1? Not only was our client Scott Cawthon’s debut novel, Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes, published by Scholastic in 2016, it has quickly risen to the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller list Coauthored with Kevin Anderson & Associates’ very own Kira Breed-Wrisley, Five
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Four Books That Helped Build Brands

Writing a book is a great way to build a brand, whether that means your personal brand or your organization’s brand. These four examples—all bestsellers—show how writing and publishing a book can help you build a cohesive brand identity that people will recognize and remember. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

Social Media Tips for Writers

The Internet is a huge boon to today’s writers: it provides places to sell your books, venues for marketing your books, and forums for engaging with your readers and fans. But with so many online platforms available to writers, finding ways to use social media effectively can be a challenge.

Five Inspirational Memoirs by Entrepreneurs

Many business leaders find themselves at a crossroads when they’ve attained success with a venture. “What’s next?” they might ask. Some leaders consider what they’ve learned and what they’ve developed and turn their story into a book. Taking this step is a smart move: it’s a way to promote your

How to Find the Time to Write

So you want to write a book, but you’re a busy person: maybe you’ve got a full-time job or a business to run. Maybe you’ve got a family to take care of. How do you find the time to write the story that you want to share with the world?

4 Tips for Using Goodreads to Raise Your Profile and Market Your Book

What is Goodreads? Goodreads is a social network for book lovers. It helps readers find and explore new books. Goodreads users share book reviews and recommendations, and because the site is owned by and connected to Amazon, it’s a powerful driver of book sales. But Goodreads isn’t just a tool

Query Letter Basics

If you’re hoping to publish a book, having a strong query letter is essential. When you’re seeking agent representation, a query letter the way to introduce not only yourself, but your book. A good query letter—written in an engaging style that mirrors the tone of your manuscript—should capture an agent’s