David Flanagan has a colorful background as an independent filmmaker, writing and directing films such as the award-winning independent film; My Sweet Suicide. He has produced a handful of other films as well, with box office stars Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Sharon Stone, Vivica Fox, Rob Schneider and Rumer Willis. He has written more than 20 feature screenplays.

David is also the head of the advertising and brand management agency: Misfit. Before founding Misfit, David co-founded Glass & Partners, laying a creative foundation that gained the agency regional and national acclaim. He developed a nationally-recognized in-house creative team as the Creative Director for the Sacramento Bee newspaper. Then, launching his own agency, Crocker/Flanagan, he built and sold one of the most celebrated and highest-profile creative powerhouses in California from 2000 to 2010. Named Advertising Executive of the Year as owner of one of Sacramento’s Top 20 fastest growing businesses, he orchestrated six offices throughout California, helping to develop such brands as Ben & Jerry’s, Wendy’s, Kirkwood Ski Resort, and Yosemite National Park among many.

Prior to signing with Fuse, David had written the novels Killing the Goose and Bird in a Cage, along with his nonfiction business book Rudder – Strategic Brand Clarity. David’s first project for Fuse Literary will be a middle-grade fierce girl series starring guitar playing Maggie Monday.

Welcome to Fuse Literary, David!