Our first Write On! Meeting on Blog Talk Radio will be next Wednesday, September 15, at 8 pm Pacific/11 pm Eastern. Call in or listen online. Please send news and events for the September Newsletter to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by Monday, September 13.
Wednesday, September 8: Dream It, Then Do It “Power Lunch” with Debra Eckerling and Marla Martenson on Blog Talk Radio from 11 am – 11:30 am Pacific Time/2 pm Eastern Time. Listen. Call in. Learn. Here’s the link!
Thursday, September 9: Million-Dollar Screenwriter Chris Soth will be interviewing Alvaro Rodriguez, who co-wrote Machete with his cousin Robert Rodriguez, via HollywoodbyPhone.com at 5:30pm Pacific/8:30pm Eastern. To register, enter your name and email at this link: www.hollywoodbyphone.com/machete. Read Melody Lopez’s interview with Alvaro on Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat and her “review of “Machete” Danny Trejo on Write On! Online.
Thursday, September 9: Pilar Alessandra, director of the Los Angeles writing program “On the Page” and author of the newly released The Coffee Break Screenwriter, published by Michael Wiese Productions, will be the first author-event at The Writers Store’s new location: 3510 West Magnolia Blvd in Burbank. The event starts at 7pm. RSVP here.
Monday, September 13: Deadline to submit news and event listings (send 2-3 lines, including website and contact information) for the Write On! September Newsletter to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com.
Monday, September 13: Film Courage – The Radio Show hosts its next Film Courage Interactive from 7 pm to 11 pm at The Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main St., Los Angeles. For more info, please visit www.downtownindependent.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 14: The next LA Mediabistro Cocktail Party, hosted by Debra Eckerling and Michelle Thatcher, will be at Geisha House, in Hollywood, from 7 pm – 9 pm. Details and RSVP here.
Thursday, September 16: Screenwriter Karaoke starts at 8:30 pm, at Sardo’s Sardo’s Grill and Lounge, 259 N. Pass Ave., in Burbank, California. Write On! spoke with creator Merrel Davis during the Great American PitchFest. Watch the video interview for more info. RSVP here.
Friday, September 17: Becoming Jimi Hendrix release party with co-authors Brad Schreiber and Steve Roby from 7:30 to 9:30 pm at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave, Los Feliz, for a guitar raffle, reading, PowerPoint presentation of rare Jimi photos, and Q and A.
Sundays: Scriptchat is a twitter chat for new and seasoned screenwriters. Since screenwriters are global, Scriptchat has two chats each Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher (@DreamsGrafter) and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (@jeannevb). Remember, Scriptchat is a community, not competitors. Everyone has something to learn. All transcripts are posted on the blog, as well as tons of screenwriting resources: http://www.scriptchat.com.
Enter the Write On! September Challenge: Short Fiction & Non-Fiction/Essay Query Contest.Deadline is September 30. Prizes from iScript, Write On Track LA, and VBT-Writers on the Move author Carolyn Howard Johnson. Query Queen Wendy Burt-Thomas will select the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from the finalists! For complete prize info and submission guidelines, check the website.
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Write On Track Personal Training for Writers! Writing coach Debra Eckerling trains individuals, experts, and entrepreneurs, so they can organize, articulate, and complete their writing projects. Go to www.WriteOnTrackLA.com, email Debra@WriteOnOnline.com, or call 310.908.8980 for more information!
For more information, read Debra’s interview on Helena’s Harper’s Blog.
Details on our Fall Weekly Writing Retreat in Los Angeles coming soon!
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