M. Rutledge McCall
Author and elite ghostwriter M. Rutledge McCall was born and raised in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. His worldwide clientele includes people named in Newsweek and Forbes magazines' Most Powerful People lists, and he has worked with authors whose books have appeared on the best-selling lists of the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, the Wall Street Journal, and Amazon.com.
He has been featured on TV shows including "NBC Today," BBC News, PBS, CNN News, KNBC News "Nightside Cover Story," PBS/KCET's "Life And Times: Thinkers, Shakers and Newsmakers," "Larry King Live," ABC News 9 Australia, as well as several radio programs. His screen adaptation of his critically-acclaimed first book, "Slipping Into Darkness: A True Story From The American Ghetto," was optioned for film by David O. Sacks, Co-Founder and former Chief Operating Officer of PayPal.
McCall has written, ghostwritten, and developmentally edited more than 100 books. His high-profile clients include major book publishing companies, university presidents, celebrities, professional athletes, members of the armed forces and law enforcement, business owners, CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, Ph.Ds, investors, MDs, and others. He writes in fiction and narrative nonfiction genres that include drama, sports, true crime, medical mystery, supernatural thriller, history, business, the economy, sociology, theology, self-improvement, biography/autobiography, money management, and more.
He also writes and doctors movie and TV scripts, does film-to-book and book-to-screen adaptations, and is a former television project development partner of producer Morris Ruskin, CEO of Shoreline Entertainment.
Earlier in his career, McCall was a senior executive in literary career management and consulting, as well as a managing senior editor in the book publishing business. Prior to that, he worked in the one-hour drama writers departments for most of the American TV networks and in production management for all of the major U.S. film companies, on some of the highest-grossing movies and top Nielsen-rated one-hour drama television shows.
Every other year, McCall sets aside time to write one book, gratis, for a client who cannot afford his fee but who has an important story to tell the world.
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