The November 9 Write On! Meeting will be on Blog Talk Radio at 1 pm Pacific/4 pm Eastern. Details below!

Congratulations to Ruth Hartman Berge, November winner of an iScript, for posting goals on Write On! Online. Post your November 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 December Goals.

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Congratulations to the winners of the October “Scary Genre” Challenge:

– Mariah Williams
– Cliff Garstka, Sr.

– Bradford Richardson

Thanks to everyone who entered! Write On!


Since a lot of you novelists are involved in NaNoWriMo, the November Challenge is for the screenwriters.

Win a free script consultation with D.B. Gilles, author of The Screenwriter Within, 2nd Edition, New Strategies To Finish Your Screenplay & Get A Deal. Submit a 2-paragraph synopsis of your idea. D.B. will pick the idea that he feels is the most commercial.

1st Prize: A personal script consultation from D.B. consisting of deep feedback. After receiving D.B.’s notes you will do a rewrite and he will read that and give you further notes.

2nd Prize: D.B. will read your script once and give you general notes

3rd Prize: A copy of The Screenwriter Within, 2nd Edition (Michael Wiese Productions).

Email your submission by Wednesday, November 30. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, December 6, on Write On! Online, and in the December Write On! Newsletter.

November is National Novel Writing Month. Are you writing a book in a month? Post your user URL on Write On Online.

Jeff Pulver’s #BrandsConf is November 9 in New York City. Not in New York? Watch it on Ustream.

Angelenos, check out GiV LA’s 1st Annual Holiday Bash on November 17.

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.

Join us for the November 9 Write On! Meeting on Blog Talk Radio with guest Rochelle Melander, author of Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (And Live to Tell About It). RSVP on Facebook. Meeting starts at 1 pm Pacific/4 pm Eastern. Listen online or call in: 646-381-4910.

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

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Steve On Screenwriting: Your Screenwriting IQ, Part 11 by Steve Kaire

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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. 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.

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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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