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Poetry Collections Worth A Read

Poetry Collections Worth A Read

. In honor of National Poetry Month, we thought we’d share this list from the Huffington Post of “13 Poetry Collections for People Who Think They Don’t Like Poetry.” Whether or not you consider yourself a poet, as a writer, poetry can teach us how to get to the heart of our material. It can teach us […]

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Books and Stories from Childhood Revisited

Books and Stories from Childhood Revisited

. Some of us have fond memories of our favorite children’s books and stories.  We loved these stories. They made us cry, and they made us laugh. And sometimes, whether they were the perfect excuses for delaying sleep, or getting extra cuddle time, we usually made the adults in our lives read these stories over […]

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Contest Alert: 2014 Script Pipeline Screenwriting

Contest Alert: 2014 Script Pipeline Screenwriting

Screenwriters, this opportunity is for you! The 12th Annual 2014 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Contest deadline is approaching soon! Known for discovering up-and-coming creative talent and connecting them with top producers, agencies, and managers across both studio and independent markets, the Script Pipeline Screenwriting contest can help you find representation and/or access to those oftentimes impossible-to-reach industry […]

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Call for Submissions: Glimmer Train-New Writers Award

Call for Submissions: Glimmer Train-New Writers Award

. Glimmer Train announced a new call for submissions that offers a unique opportunity for new writers to publish their work. The Short Story Award for New Writers is a quarterly award open to “writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000.” Glimmer Train is one of […]

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Comedy Writing Monologue Contest

Comedy Writing Monologue Contest

We rarely publish contests on our blog but this one is unique (and local – in Agoura Hills) and the entrance fee is reasonably low.  Also, writing monologues is one of our favorite writing exercises in our writing workshops.  Our guess is that they are looking to expand their slate of writers, but that’s pure […]

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