The next Write On! Meeting in Santa Monica will be on Wednesday, April 14. Please send news and events to by April 12. The winners of the Write On! March Challenge will be posted in the newsletter on April 13!

The Write On! April Challenge is: Write a Limerick. Email your limerick to by April 30.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Details and prize info here. April is National Poetry Month. see last week’s Write On! Wednesday for Poetry Month resources.

Read any good books lately? Post your recommendations—and see what others suggest—on Writing=Reading on Write On! Online.

Sundays: Scriptchat was created for the purpose of bringing new and seasoned screenwriters together to learn and grow. Since screenwriters are global, Scriptchat has two chats each Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher (@DreamsGrafters) and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (@jeannevb). The same topic is discussed at both chats., and the  topic changes every week. Remember, Script Chat is a community, not competitors. Everyone has something to learn. All transcripts are posted on the blog, as well as tons of screenwriting resources:

Monday, April 12: Moonday: A Monthly Westside Poetry Reading, at 7:30 pm, at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades, CA, featuring poets Nancy Berg (Oracles for Night-Blooming Eccentrics) & Robert Krut (The Spider Sermons). Come early to sign up for open mic! More info on this and other events on the Village Books website. 

Tuesday, April 13: Poet Ellyn Maybe and her band join Danny Moynahan and his trio at 7 pm at the Talking Stick, 1141 Lincoln Ave. Venice, CA. No cover.

Deadline April 15: Pitch your screenplay ideas to industry professionals with a chance to win Final Draft and Save the Cat screenwriting software, a free script consultation, or even a first look deal with a known producer—it’s as easy as logging into your Facebook page! For more info join the Facebook Group, The Hollywood VPYPE Pitch Contest.

Tuesday, April 20: The next Los Angeles Mediabistro Party, hosted by Debra Eckerling and Michelle Thatcher, will be at Elevate Lounge, 811 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles from 7 pm to 9 pm. Thanks to Jennifer Laskey, RedLight Special Events & Promotions, for booking the event. RSVP here.

Looking for a fun, new writing challenge? Check out 6 Sentences Blog. Just write 6 sentences, and send along with the title, your name (or pseudonym), bio, and any links you’d like to include to All submissions will receive a response within 6 days. Check out the site, sign up for the newsletter, and join the Facebook group. This has been 6 Sentences about 6 Sentences!



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