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Call For Submissions for Moving Words 2018

Attention all creative writers and poets! Ever wanted to see your words come to life? Now’s your chance to do just that by submitting your work to Moving Words 2018, an international collaboration that pairs upcoming writers, animators, and voice actors together to tell powerful stories. If chosen, your piece will become the basis of […]

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FREE LA Best Of SHORTS Film Festival.

Thur. June 1st. 7pm. Regal LA LIVE This is a selected invite for FREE tickets to the best of shorts lineup: SPECIAL EVENT: Wednesday June 1st. 7pm. Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas. 1000 W Olympic Blvd. http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/losangelesfilm…­ 1st ACT – Showcase of the best of SCI-FI Short Films. 2nd ACT – Showcase of the best of […]

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The Art of the Struggle

The Art of the Struggle

One of my clients said to me, “Sometimes I feel like my struggles are extraordinary.”  This client — all of us really — can only see our own experience. But if he could see what I see as a writing coach, he would know that every single one of my clients struggles in some way […]

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Writing Prompt for Wednesday 12/14/16

Writing Prompt for Wednesday 12/14/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week’s creative writing prompts focus on writing better dialogue. Every Sunday we start a new theme for the week’s writing prompts. Today’s Writing Prompt   Today I want you to write a conversation in which you focus on what a character is NOT saying. Invent two characters (or use existing characters […]

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Writing Prompt for Tuesday 12/13/16

Writing Prompt for Tuesday 12/13/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week’s creative writing prompts focus on writing better dialogue. Every Sunday we start a new theme for the week’s writing prompts. My apologies for falling off the face of the earth last week. I’ve learned my lesson to plan ahead for my blog posts! I’m continuing from where I left […]

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Free Event at SAG-AFTRA this Thursday!

Free Event at SAG-AFTRA this Thursday!

SAG-AFTRA and would love to extend an invitation to your students. (Please see the attached invitation) The event is centered on the incredibly talented and hilarious Peter Mehlman, who was the head writer on Seinfeld for nine years. Recently, Peter has branched into standup comedy and he will be entertaining our audience before sitting down […]

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Interview with Literary Agent Gail Hochman

This is a fantastic interview with an agent – a must read to get an insider’s view of what it’s like to be an agent. Here is a quick excerpt: Approximately how many unsolicited queries does your office get a year? I myself get 40-50 query letters a week. Are they all read?  Someone reads the […]

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Writing Prompt for Monday 12/05/16

Writing Prompt for Monday 12/05/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week’s creative writing prompts focus on writing better dialogue. Every Sunday we start a new theme for the week’s writing prompts. Today’s Writing Prompt There’s a lot of talk out there about making sure each of your characters has a unique voice, but there’s not a whole lot of talk […]

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