New Time: The March Write On! Meeting on Blog Talk Radio is Wednesday, March 9, at 12pm Pacific/3pm Eastern with special guest Mark Coker, Smashwords. Read Mark Coker’s Write On! guest column: The Five Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success. Call in (646-381-4910) or listen online.
Congratulations to Diane Willams, March winner of an iScript, for posting goals on Write On! Online. Post your April Goals and be entered in the monthly drawing to win an iScript. (An iScript is a professionally recorded audio version of a screenplay or novel read by professional readers, similar to an audiobook.) Post your April Goals here for your chance to win.
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Congratulations to our 4 winners in the February Favorite Screenplay Challenge: Ben Lauter, Melody Lopez, Phillip Ramati, and Howie Young. Each will receive their choice of one of these books from Michael Wiese Productions:
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Greg LeDuc, Gold Point
Richard Rossi, Stick Man
Congrats to all. Keep up the amazing work!
Julia Cameron (The Artist’s Way, The Vein of Gold, The Right to Write) will be appearing on a special episode of Film Courage with Karen Worden & David Branin on LA Talk Radio Channel 2 on March 16 at 1pm PST. Debra Eckerling will join Karen and David as “Guest Host.” Please send any questions you may have for Julia Cameron to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On March 12, Laurie Gibson will be leading her Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer’s Fingers … to the Reader’s Hands from 11 am to 1 pm, at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. Contact the store to register and for more information (626)449-5320.
Danny Manus is teaching classes at The Writers Store in Burbank on March 19 and March 26. Check the site for more information.
April is ScriptFrenzy – Write a Screenplay in a Month. Write On! Review by Jeanne Bowerman is coming soon!
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). All transcripts are posted on the blog, as well as tons of screenwriting resources.
The Los Angeles Public Library has a Screenwriters Workshop four Saturdays a month at different branches, from 10:30 am – 12 pm, and every Sunday in the Farmers Market community room from 3 – 5 pm, hosted by Sasha Karova. Learn format and workshop original material (screenplays, 1/2 hour sitcom, and 1/2 hour and 1 hour episodic) with an open reading or read-through. Open reading is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please RSVP to WritersUnblock@aol.com.
Meditation Friday Nights at The Learning Garden the 2nd Friday of the month. Meditation begins promptly at 8:00 pm. Please dress in layers and bring a blanket and cushion to sit on. Meditation lasts about 40 minutes around a fire in the peaceful surroundings of the Garden. Donations go to The Learning Garden. For more information contact Camille at (310) 382-4323.
The April meeting will be on Blog Talk Radio on April 13. Please send 2-3 line newsletter items to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by April 11. Post your April Goals on Write On! Online.
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Steve On Screenwriting: Your Scrrenwriting IQ, Part 4 by Steve Kaire
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