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How to Pitch a TV Show or Film Class – Los Angeles

How to Pitch a TV Show or Film Class – Los Angeles

New Pitching Workshop starts Sat., 4/2/16 click here: How to Pitch a TV Show   How to Pitch a TV Show or Film Class Pitching is a balancing act.   Pitching is an art form. Whether you are pitching to a producer, an agent, a studio or network executive, you want to sound like a professional. […]

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TV Script Writing Class – Los Angeles – Oct 2nd

TV Script Writing Class – Los Angeles – Oct 2nd

. ** SOLD OUT ** TV Script Writing Class 8 Wednesdays – Starting October 2nd Write in the direction of a TV Sale.   Television writing is an art. This TV Script Writing class is for writers at every level. Maybe you’re starting your first TV script, maybe you’re a a pro in need of […]

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Interview with Shawn Schepps, Instructor for our Upcoming Web Series Workshop

Interview with Shawn Schepps, Instructor for our Upcoming Web Series Workshop

Our 8-week Web Series Workshop starts on August 1st, so we thought we’d interview our Instructor, the fabulous and talented Shawn Schepps about why writers should consider writing a web series.  Not only is she a fantastic and knowledgeable instructor, she even decided to direct one of the series written in our first Web Series […]

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Testimonial about our Editorial Services – 7/19/13

We just received a testimonial about our editorial services / private coaching: I am a writer now, but I started as a book editor, working in New York book publishing for nearly 20 years.  And I can honestly say that Nicole is one of the best editors I have ever worked with.  Not only are […]

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Creative Writing Workshops Starting This Week

Creative Writing Workshops Starting This Week

Just a quick reminder that we have three workshops starting this week: Creative Writing Workshop, 4 weeks, starts tomorrow night Critique Workshop, 4 weeks, starts on Saturday TV Script Writing Workshop, 8 weeks, starts tomorrow night Click on the links above for more information or to register.  

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Ten mistakes aspiring creative writers make

Ten mistakes aspiring creative writers make

After ten years of running LA Writers Group and working with writers in both workshops and one-on-one coaching, I’ve noticed patterns that hold many writers back from reaching their goals.  Here are ten common mistakes I’ve seen aspiring creative writers make: 1.  Wondering how to find an agent or publisher before completing the project. Yes, […]

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Great Article on Writing Subtext in Dialogue

Check out Charles Harris’ Blog – He’s written a helpful article called 9 steps to writing dialogue with rich subtext What I like about this particular article is that he not only gives you writing exercises and assignments, he gives you some helpful before and after samples.

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Critique Group – West Hollywood

Critique Group – West Hollywood

. Registration Closed.  See our upcoming workshops here. Critique Workshop 4 Weeks You have 10,000 first drafts (okay maybe not 10,000…). You have started many stories and have yet to complete them. You have a novel you’ve been working on and need guidance. If this sounds familiar, then this critique only writers group and workshop […]

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