Plus, the October Write On! Challenge is a Tweeting Contest: Describe your blog in 140 characters or less. Business manager and social media enthusiast Rebecca Quinn will choose the winners. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Submit your entry–along with your your name, blog title, and link–in the body of an email to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by Sunday, October 31. For details and prize information, check the website.
Wednesday, October 20: Catch up with Debra Eckerling and Marla Martenson on the Dream It, Then Do It “Power Lunch” on Blog Talk Radio from 11 am – 11:30 am Pacific Time/2 pm Eastern Time. Listen. Call in. Learn. Here’s the link!
Friday, October 22: Celebrate the online and DVD release of Night Before the Wedding with a Live Online Q&A with David Branin, Karen Worden, John Keating, Gregor Collins, and other members of the cast and crew this Friday 10/22 at 7pm PST. Write On! spoke with David and Karen last summer. Read the Q&A and watch the video interview.
Saturday, October 23: Aura Imbarus will be signing her memoir, Out of the Transylvania Night: A Story of Tyranny, Freedom, Love and Identity at The Grove, 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles. Details and RSVP here. Watch the Write On! video interview with Aura.
Sunday, October 24: Scriptchat celebrates its 1st anniversary! Join the celebration as Scriptchat welcomes produced screenwriter of Going the Distance Geoff LaTulippe @geofflatulippe as our guest for the USA chat at 8pm ET, 5pm PDT. Let’s bring year number two in with style… Join Scriptchat every Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher (@DreamsGrafter) and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (@jeannevb).
Monday, October 25: Join writing coach Debra Eckerling, creator of WriteOnOnline.com and WriteOnTrackLA.com, for a Writing Retreat in LA. This series is perfect for individuals who are preparing for National Novel Writing Month; working on a blog, article, or book; and/or have a project they can’t seem to start … or finish. This week’s topic is plot. Details and register here. A new Writing Retreat series starts in November. Email Debra@WriteOnOnline.com for info on the next session.
Also in October: Chicagoans, Facets’ second annual Fright School is shows a horror film every Friday and Saturday at midnight in October. Each film will be introduced by a staff member who will hang around into the wee hours for a Q&A. The session ends on October 30 with the silent version of House of Usher, which will be accompanied by a live, original rock score. For more info, go to http://www.facets.org/pages/nightschool.php.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Are you planning to write a novel in a month? Jeanne Veillette Bowerman reviewed the NaNoWriMo website on Monday. Check out the post, and share your NaNo Profile link, so the Write On! Members can cheer each other on!
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