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Write On Wednesday – Call for Newsletter Items, July Meeting & More

July 1st, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Write On’s July LA Hangout is on the 8th at Peet’s in Westwood. Send newsletter items to deckerling@gmail.com by Monday, July 6th, and post your Goals on Write On Online or Facebook during the month of July to be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. More information in this week’s Write On Wednesday. * [...]

July 2015 Goals

June 30th, 2015 in Goals by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Hope everyone had a fun and productive June! Congratulations, Alisha Vincent, the June winner of a book from Michael Wiese Productions for posting goals. Post July Goals to be entered in next month’s drawing. July 8: Write On!/Guided Goals Hangout at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved [...]

LA Hangout – 7/8/15

June 25th, 2015 in Write On! Meeting by Debra Eckerling

Tweet LA Writers & Other Creative People, join us for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, June 3, at Peet’s Coffee, 1854 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles 90025. We’ll have a table reserved, but there’s an outdoor eating area in the strip mall, if Peet’s is too busy! RSVP on Facebook. Feel free to bring books or [...]

Write On Wednesday – Travel Contest Deadline, Events & More

June 24th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your June Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * June 24: Gratitude and Trust Summit at the 92nd Street Y in New York. June 24 – 27: Silicon Beach Fest in Marina Del Rey, CA. Tickets and more information here. July [...]

Author Q&A: Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson, “Gratitude And Trust”

June 23rd, 2015 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Oscar and Grammy-winning songwriter, and recovery advocate Paul Williams, and screenwriter and author Tracey Jackson are co-authors of the New York Times bestselling book Gratitude And Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life. The book combines the knowledge Paul has gained in the 24 years he has spent working in the recovery movement, [...]

Write On Wednesday – Post Goals, Contest & More

June 17th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your June Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. * * * Enter WeSaidGoTravel.com’s Independence Travel Writing Contest by July 4, 2015. The theme for the Summer 2015 contest is Independence: “Where do you feel free and the most true version [...]

Author Q&A: Michael Lennox, “Llewellyn’s Complete Dictionary of Dreams”

June 16th, 2015 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Dr. Michael Lennox, author of Llewellyn’s Complete Dictionary of Dreams, has interpreted thousands of dreams over more than 20 years. As a young adult, he pursued any and all opportunities to learn more about the theories surrounding dream interpretation Formal graduate study followed, and Michael earned his Doctorate in Psychology in 2006. His work [...]

Write On Wednesday – Post Goals, Events & More

June 10th, 2015 in Write On! Wednesday by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Post your June Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Through June 12: Social Media Week. Check out events in Los Angeles. June 12: Vermin on the Mount, hosted by Jim Ruland, at Book Show, 5503 Figueroa, Los Angeles, from 7 – 9pm. Readings [...]

Author Q&A: Tonya Plank, “Fever” Series

June 9th, 2015 in Author Q&A by Debra Eckerling

Tweet Tonya Plank grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, but spent most of her adult life in New York, working as a criminal appeals attorney. After she’d had enough, she moved back out West to focus on writing. Her first novel, Swallow, an edgy chick-lit comedy about a lawyer with the psychosomatic disorder, Globus Hystericus, won [...]

Steve on Screenwriting: Pitching Mistakes

June 4th, 2015 in Steve On Screenwriting by Steve Kaire

Tweet There are common mistakes writers make when pitching their material in a live-pitch session. They should be avoided at all costs. 1. Not Practicing. The first mistake is not practicing your pitch and expecting to be able to wing it when you’re in the actual anxiety provoking situation. Practice at home with a tape recorder [...]