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How to Find an Agent – Free Class for Screenwriters

How to Find an Agent – Free Class for Screenwriters

  Many people ask us how they can go about finding an agent.  Usually, the question is premature.  For all writers, not just screenwriters, the first step should always involve completing a strong project, be it a book or a screenplay.  However, for those of you who can’t get the burning question out of your […]

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LA Literary Event: Tales from Two Cities

LA Literary Event: Tales from Two Cities

. On Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22, the Los Angeles Public Library and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles will host the “Writing from California: Tales From Two Cities” conference.  This conference is a day and a half of readings, discussions, and interviews exploring the literature of Los Angeles and how LA culture […]

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LA Author Visits: Gary Shteyngart reads at Skirball Cultural Center

LA Author Visits: Gary Shteyngart reads at Skirball Cultural Center

  Acclaimed novelist Gary Shteyngart’s reads from his new memoir Little Failure at the Skirball Cultural Center on Thursday, January 16th, 8:00 p.m. Shteyngart is the author of Super Sad True Love Story, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, and Absurdistan, which was chosen as one of the ten best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review and Time.  Known for […]

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Creative Writing Workshop in West Los Angeles

Creative Writing Workshop in West Los Angeles

. ** Registration Closed – Please see our upcoming workshops here ** Creative Writing Workshop in West Los Angeles – 8 Weeks   Start the year off with pen in hand. Make your writing a priority! Generate new writings via inspiring writing prompts and give you the opportunity to bring projects in for feedback. Prompts The […]

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One-Day Memoir Writing Workshop – West Hollywood

One-Day Memoir Writing Workshop – West Hollywood

. ** REGISTRATION CLOSED ** See all currently scheduled creative writing workshops here. One-Day Memoir Writing Workshop   We’re ready to inspire you. This one-day memoir writing workshop focuses on creating new material using writing prompts designed to bring out memories.  If you have a project you are working on, you can choose to apply the […]

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One-Day Fiction Writing Workshop – West Hollywood

One-Day Fiction Writing Workshop – West Hollywood

. ** Registration closed.  See all upcoming creative writing workshops here. One-Day Fiction Writing Workshop   We’re ready to inspire you. This one-day fiction writing workshop focuses on creating new material using writing prompts designed to expose you specific elements of writing fiction such as theme, setting, dialogue, prose, character development and more.  If you […]

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Writing Workshops Starting Soon!

Writing Workshops Starting Soon!

. We have three writing workshops starting in the next seven days, now is the time to jump in.  Check out our full writing workshops schedule here. Creative Writing Workshop – 8 Thursdays – September 5th If your writing needs a jolt, this is the workshop for you. Under the guidance of an experienced LA […]

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Creative Entrepreneurism

Creative Entrepreneurism

I love this story in Friday’s LA Times about a woman who types up poetry on demand for customers.  In return, she asks for donations.  I admire anyone who can turn their passion into income AND touch other people at the same time.  How fantastically enterprising.  And creative. Her story got my mind buzzing about […]

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