The September 14 Write On! Meeting will be on Blog Talk Radio at 12 pm Pacific/3 pm Eastern. Details below!

Write 200 to 400 words on the topic: Fall. Three winners will receive their choice of one of two books, thanks to Michael Wiese Productions. Submit your 200- to 400-word short story or essay on the topic Fall in the body of an email to by Friday, September 30. Please also include your name and the type of writing you do along with your submission. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, October 11, on Write On! Online, and in the October Write On! Newsletter.

Congratulations to Mike Shields, September winner of an iScript, for posting goals on Write On! Online. Post your October 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 October Goals here.

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Congratulations to all who completed their Summer Goals. Thanks to everyone who participated in the Summer Goals Challenge. Four writers who posted and/or reported on their summer goals were chosen at random to receive a book from Michael Wiese Productions. And the winners are:

Irene DelRosso
Penny Epel
Andrea Helaine
Dianne G. Sagan

Keep up the good work, writers! And Write On!

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Victoria Foyt just launched her new publishing company – Sand Dollar Press. It is geared toward young adult and women readers.

Paul Lauden’s TV Series – Channel Surfing – is now online. Check it out!

Monica Newton McCawley’s book – He is My Hero: Memoirs of a Soldier’s Mom – is now available on Amazon.

Emmy winning writer, Brooks Wachtel will be teaching his animation screenwriting course at the UCLA Extension School, starting September 29, 2011. His UCLA class is a ten week course, focused on writing animation for television and the web.

Screenwriting Expo takes place at the Westin LAX in Los Angeles September 15 – 18, 2011.

Social Media Week is September 19 – 23, 2011. Check for events in your area.

The 140 Characters Conference: Small Town will be returning to the Historic Fox Theatre on September 20, 2011, in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Join authors Dennis Danziger, Amy Friedman, Amy Ferris, Daniel Jaffe, and Eric Schwartz, and Dan Radlauer and the Extreme Klezmer Band at LA’s The Last Bookstore on September 25  from 2 to 4pm.

The next Mediabistro Book Party is on Tuesday, October 11, at Viceroy in Santa Monica. Details and RSVP for the Mediabistro Party here.

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.

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 September 14 Write On! Meeting, featuring Paul Sinor, will be on Blog Talk Radio at 12 pm Pacific/3 pm Eastern. Listen online or call in: 646-381-4910. RSVP on Facebook.

Remember, post your Monthly Goals on Write On Online to be entered in a drawing for an iscript.

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This feature rotates between TV with Phillip Ramati; Film – Maria Fotopoulos; and Writing Resources with Jeanne Veillette Bowerman. What would you like reviewed? Please send a message to Also, if you are interested in reviewing books, technology, or any other awesome writing experiences for Write On! Online, please email me, as well.

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Also check out the videos from the 140edu Conference in NY. Lots of great information!

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Campus Explorer is an online resource that helps students of all ages plan for college. “Like” Campus Explorer on Facebook and follow on Twitter. College students, enter Campus Explorer’s $1,000 Monthly Scholarship Giveaway.

Dream It, Then Do It!: Tools and inspiration to turn your dreams into reality. Become a Fan on Facebook. has added a new audiobook component to their offerings. Now, you can get high-quality audiobooks made of your writing!

Check out the New Media Film Festival for screenings, giveaways, and more!

Purple Pencil Adventures: Teen and Tween writers, a new Purple Pencil Adventure is posted every Friday!

Screenwriter Karaoke is once a month at Sardos in Burbank. The singing starts at 8:30pm. Details will be posted on Meetup.

She Takes on the World is a top blog for women entrepreneurs, career women, and young women professionals.

Write On! Track LA Personal Training for Writers! Writing coach Debra Eckerling trains individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses, so they can organize, articulate, and complete their writing projects. Email or call 310.908.8980 for more information!

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