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Write On Wednesday – LA Social Hangout Today, Post Goals & More

May 20th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your May Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * May 20: Write On!/Guided Goals Social Hangout at Islands Restaurant, 19048 Pico Blvd., in West LA. For the social hangouts, we rotate restaurants, and everyone pays their [...]

Author Q&A: Joe Gilford, “Why Does the Screenwriter Cross the Road?”

May 19th, 2015 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Joe Gilford is the author of Why Does the Screenwriter Cross the Road?…and other screenwriting secrets. Since 1999, he has taught screenwriting at NYU’s undergraduate Film department. Gilford has written plays (he received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant for his play “Danny’s Brain” and “Finks” was critically acclaimed and nominated for the Drama [...]

Write On Wednesday – Post Goals, Events & More

May 13th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your May Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * May 16: Screenwriter, NYU professor and author Joe Gilford will present his new book Why Does the Screenwriter Cross the Road?: And other screenwriting secrets at STUDIO 353: 353 [...]

Author Q&A: Playwright Wendy MacLeod, “The House of Yes”

May 12th, 2015 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Wendy MacLeod’s play “The House of Yes” has been done at Soho Rep, The Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, The Washington Shakespeare Company and The Gate Theater in London, where it was published in Plays International. It became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey, earning a Special Jury Award at Sundance. “The House [...]

Steve on Screenwriting – Brainstorming Technique: Updating Fables

May 7th, 2015 in Steve On Screenwriting by Steve Kaire

Tweet Updating fables is a brainstorming technique that involves taking a famous or obscure work from literature or the movies and making it contemporary. A perfect example would be the English play, “Pygmalion.” It’s about a poor girl from the slums of London who undergoes a complete personal transformation and is taught how to be a cultured young lady. That [...]

May Newsletter

May 6th, 2015 in Newsletter by Debra Eckerling

Tweet WRITE ON! LA Writers/entrepreneurs, stop by for the May Write On!/Guided Goals hangout on Wednesday, May 6, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. RSVP on Facebook. Post your May Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations [...]

May 2015 Goals

May 4th, 2015 in Goals by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Congratulations, Sarah Myers, this month’s goal winner of a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Post May Goals below to be entered in next month’s drawing. May 6: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved inside, but, if the group’s too large, there’s space [...]

Write On Wednesday – Call for Newsletter Items, May Hangouts & More

April 29th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your April Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * May 1: Friday Night Social with Scriptwriters Network and Jen Grisanti at Pearl’s Sunset Strip, 8909 West Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, starting at 6:30pm. RSVP on Meetup. [...]

Write On Wednesday – Post Goals, LA Hangouts & More

April 22nd, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your April Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * May 6: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved inside, but, if the group’s too large, [...]

April Newsletter

April 14th, 2015 in Newsletter by Debra Eckerling

Tweet WRITE ON! LA Writers/entrepreneurs, stop by for the April Write On!/Guided Goals hangout on Wednesday, April 15, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. RSVP on Facebook. Post your April Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations [...]