In a bold expansion of its ongoing partnership with #1 New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury, Liberty University has announced the opening of its new Karen Kingsbury Center for Creative Writing, according to Rick Christian, Founder and CEO of Alive Literary Agency, who negotiated the deal. “It’s an amazing honor for Karen, and this
By Rick Christian, Founder and President of Alive Literary Agency Same Kind of Different as Me, which spent nearly two years on the New York Times trade paper bestseller list, would have never seen the light of day apart from Alive’s agent extraordinaire, Lee Hough, who died Sept. 10, 2013, after more than 12 years of
January 29, 2018—Colorado Springs, CO—Veteran Hollywood producers Roma Downey and Emmy-nominated Will Packer (Girls Trip, Straight Outta Compton, Ride Along, Roots) have teamed to produce Karen Kingsbury’s long-awaited “The Baxters” drama series, based on her Baxter family novels about the ups and downs of a large family with six adult children, announced Rick Christian, CEO/Founder of
Alive Literary and NYT bestselling author Karen Kingsbury promotes her new release Love Story on NBC’s the Today show. In an interview with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, Kingsbury tells of a romantic marriage proposal she helped orchestrate…and her new Baxter family book, Love Story, played an integral part.
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 to pick up the morning newspaper, dying early Monday in
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 following Tim’s death of a stroke July 25, 2016,
STUDIO CITY, CA – April 12, 2016 “Karen Kingsbury’s A Time To Dance,” an original TV drama based on the #1 New York Times bestseller’s novel, will premiere on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Sunday, May 15 at 9pm ET/PT, announced her longtime agent, Rick Christian, President of Alive Literary Agency. “This is Karen’s third Hallmark
New York City, NY—October 29, 2015—NBC and Sony Pictures TV have inked a development deal for a weekly one-hour drama series based on the sequel to the runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent, according to Rick Christian, president of Colorado Springs-based Alive Literary Agency, which represents
If You Feel Too Much is a celebration of hope, wonder, and what it means to be human. From personal stories of struggling on days most people celebrate to offering words of strength and encouragement in moments of loss, the essays in this book invite readers to believe that it’s okay to admit to pain and it’s okay to ask for help.