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Five Terrible Things People Tell Writers

1. Write Every Day This adage causes so much self-hatred and guilt in writers that I’d like to banish it from our vocabulary entirely. So let me say this with gusto: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO WRITE EVERY SINGLE DAY OF YOUR LIFE. What you do need to do, is write consistently. Pick a schedule […]

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Tomorrow: Meditation & Memoir. Plus an Anti-Ode to Typos

A quick reminder about the memoir and meditation workshop tomorrow. It’s not too late to sign up. Lighting up the Past: A Memoir Writing Workshop This Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and every other Saturday after that. Cost: $45 for first-time attendees. Writing with Spirit: A Meditation and Writing Workshop This Saturday from 11:00 […]

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Ten things screenwriters need to know when writing a book

Lots of writers (especially in Los Angeles) write screenplays. Often, these screenwriters decide to try their hand at writing a book or a short story. Screenwriters tend to have a good understanding of how to write dialogue (especially if they are also an actor) and of story structure, but there are other areas where they […]

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Meditation, Memoir, Creativity

Don’t forget our Meditation and Writing Workshop and the Memoir Writing Workshop both take place tomorrow in West Hollywood. These workshops would be a great way to escape and get creative for a bit. Also, our Weekly Creative Writing Workshop this Sunday still has space available (which is rare these days). Writing with Spirit: A Meditation and Writing Workshop Date: […]

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Quick Reminder – New Workshops

Hi Everyone, A quick reminder that we have two new workshops, the Meditation and Writing Workshop and the Memoir Writing Workshop. Both take place this Saturday and continue every other Saturday. Writing with Spirit: A Meditation and Writing Workshop Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2018 Time: 11 am – 1:30 pm Cost: $45 for your first workshop, save […]

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Upcoming Writing Workshops

We have a bunch of new workshops. Here’s a quick rundown: Meditation and Writing Workshop We combine meditation techniques drawn from a variety of disciplines with writing. Explore how spirit and writing meet to find new entries into your creative practice. When: Every other Saturday from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Instructor: Resa Alboher Personal Essay […]

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Commitment Means Nothing Without Action

Commitment Means Nothing Without Action

If I ask you if you’ve committed yourself to your writing project, you could answer ‘yes’ and feel better for a while. But if you don’t make progress on it, that high would fade, and soon you’d feel even worse because you told yourself (and me) that you’ve committed to your project. The place that […]

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