The March 21st Write On! Meeting will be on Blog Talk Radio at 1 pm Pacific/4 pm Eastern. Our guest will be The Story Coach Patrick Horton. Listen to the February meeting online or call in: 646-381-4910. RSVP on Facebook.
Congratulations, Araminta Self, March winner of an iscript for posting goals.
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NEWS & INFO
Thanks to everyone who entered the February “Red” Challenge. And the winners are …
- Araminta Self
- Susie Mceldowney
- Barbara KisKis
Each winner will receive a book from Michael Wiese Productions.
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In Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie (release date: April 1, 2012) Beth Howard chronicles her journey through grief after the death of her 43-year-old husband. She drives the RV her husband left behind and travels cross country on a quest for pie, ending up back at her Iowa roots and moving into the famous American Gothic House, where now she runs the Pitchfork Pie Stand.
The Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook by Wendy Polisi is now available; the book was actually released 7 weeks early. Check it out!
Write on Members: Let me know if you have a book being released, so we can include it in the next newsletter.
Looking to bust through the door of the entertainment industry? Read Hollywood Game Plan: How to Land a Job in Film, TV, or Digital Entertainment by Carole Kirschner. The book was released by Michael Wiese Productions this month.
Belated congrats to Write On! member Tricia Barriro on the opening of Whisk Culinary Arts in Culver City, CA.
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April is Script Frenzy. Who is writing a screenplay in a month? Let us know in the comments.
Sundays: Scriptchat, a twitter chat for new and seasoned screenwriters, 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.
SAVE THE DATE
May 19: Looking for real success in a changing industry and changing world?
Attend Patrick Horton’s “Mastering the Power of Story” full day seminar in West LA. Details here.
June 19 – 20: The theme of the upcoming State of NOW/#140conf, “Sharing and Finding Meaning,” is reflected quite well by the event’s speaker roster. The event – the 4th annual! – is set to take place at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, and Early Bird registration is now open.
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