Same Kind of Different As Me Opens Nationwide

October 20, 2017--After years in the making,  Alive Literary Agency is delighted to announce Same Kind of Different As Me opens today in theaters nationwide. Alive agent Lee Hough, despite many rejections, tirelessly championed the remarkable true story of a homeless man and an international art dealer ...

Ask Rick Christian: A Book Manifesto

This is our regular column of frequently (and not-so-frequently) asked questions with Alive’s Founder and CEO, Rick Christian. Over the weeks, we’ll cover everything from negotiation strategy and all things literary, lying, his manliest possession and most terrifying moment, his own ultimate demise … and ...

Live Alive: Open the Door

Every intern wants to gain experience, but very few internships want to give it to them – interns have to grab bagels, shred a thousand papers, and sell their souls to get into meetings and shake hands with important people. When I came to Colorado Springs ...

Alive Internships Provide Real-world Experience

A summer internship with Alive Literary Agency has meant a real-world experience in both publishing and literary agency that has leant itself to applicable skills and experience for my future. You won’t experience anything else like working at Alive. You won’t find agents in the ...

Intern Reflection: Sarah Colley

  I came to Alive Literary Agency this summer with little understanding of publishing or the work of agents, and while I know that there is much left to be discovered, I leave Alive very familiar with the publishing world. At the beginning of the summer ...

Behind the Scenes: The Message

By Rick Christian, Founder and CEO of Alive Literary Agency I first encountered Eugene Peterson’s work in a January 1991 article he’d written for Christianity Today, entitled “Listen, Yahweh.” It included some sidebar translations he’d done on a couple of Psalms, and his words rattled around my ...

Left Behind Co-author Tim LaHaye Dies at 90

July 25, 2016 – Colorado Springs, CO – Long-time client and #1 NY Times best-selling author, Tim LaHaye, has “graduated to heaven” at the age of 90, announced Alive Literary Agency Founder and CEO, Rick Christian, noting that he suffered a massive stroke while walking ...

Behind the Scenes: Left Behind

By Rick Christian, Founder and CEO of Alive Literary Agency I am often asked how the Left Behind series became the phenomenon it did, with sales of nearly 70 million copies and earning co-authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins worldwide fame. These queries increased dramatically ...