About

Launch Pad is a boutique company run by New York Times bestselling author Anna David that writes and publishes books designed to get entrepreneurs and thought leaders wherever they want to go, whether that's appearing on TV shows, speaking on stages, attracting more business or leaving a legacy for their children.

ABOUT ANNA

Anna David is the New York Times and #1 Amazon bestselling author of eight books. She’s been published in The New York Times, Time, The LA Times, Vanity Fair, Playboy, Vice, Cosmo, People, Marie Claire, Redbook, Esquire, Self, Women’s Health, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Salon among many others, written about in numerous publications, including Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, Entrepreneur, Allure and Women’s Health and has appeared repeatedly on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Hannity, Attack of the Show, Dr. Drew, Red Eye, The Talk, The CBS Morning Show, The Insider and numerous other programs on Fox News, NBC, CBS, MTV, VH1 and E. 

She speaks at universities across the country, has shared the stage with Tony Robbins and has been a featured speaker at three different TedX events. 

ABOUT THE TEAM

Beth Robinson

Beth Robinson is a feature writer and marketing content expert who's written for Detroit Metro Times and The New York Times and developed brand voices for Jeep and Johnson & Johnson, among many others. She's written numerous profiles of community and business leaders, artists and activists and is currently working on a memoir, a collection of essays and a book on family systems.

Ryan Aliapoulios

Ryan Aliapoulios is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience.

He has written for print publications including Michigan Movie Magazine as well as digital outlets including After Party Magazine, Shareably and Meaww. He has also worked with Cobalt Films to write, produce and edit mini-documentaries covering unique human interest stories from around the world. 

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Screen Arts and Cultures with a focus on screenwriting from the University of Michigan and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Becky Sasso

Becky Sasso is a professional editor with more than a decade of experience in publishing, nonprofits and higher education. 

She began her career as a professional writer and editor working for the world headquarters the international nonprofit Narcotics Anonymous, Inc. She has written, co-authored and edited numerous books, informational pamphlets and marketing materials.

She has a Master of Arts with a dual concentration in Digital Communication and Public Relations from Johns Hopkins University. 

Swan Huntley

Swan Huntley is the author of The Goddesses (2017) and We Could Be Beautiful (2016).

She earned her MFA at Columbia University and has received fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo.

Her books have been reviewed in The New York Times and written about in People, O, Redbook, Elle and more and her work has appeared on Salon and The Rumpus, among others. 

ABOUT THE PROCESS

Through a series of in-person sessions, online meetings or calls spaced out according to your schedule, we research, write, edit and launch a full-length book entirely in your voice and with your byline. We can take you from book idea to bestselling author within six months.

We pride ourselves on creating the highest quality books on the market and obsess over every word and image because we know there’s no point in leaving a legacy if it’s not the best. Our books are indistinguishable from the biggest publishing companies in the world—something we know because we’ve either worked for or been published by them.

We also offer ongoing consulting  to make sure that you experience all the rewards of being a published author and work with a variety of brand managers, publicists, podcast bookers, course creators and experts who can help you maximize your investment.

It’s this one-two punch that has transformed our clients’ lives—and businesses.

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