The Write On Online April Meeting will be on Blog Talk Radio this Wednesday, April 10. Our guest will be Amy Friedman, author of Desperado’s Wife. RSVP on Facebook. Call in (646-381-4910) or listen online.
Post your May Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. Congratulations to our March goal-posting winner John Bezpiaty, who won a copy of Alfred Hitchcock’s Moviemaking Master Class: Learning about Film from the Master of Suspense by Tony Lee Moral, thanks to Michael Wiese Productions.
Write On Online has regular, ongoing content, including Q&As – this month, I did interviews with Peter Mehlman, Mandela Was Late, Marilyn Anderson, Never Kiss a Frog, and playwright Gary Lennon, “A Family Thing;” Write On! Wednesdays; Guest Columns, like this month’s post on Writing “Smummy” from Arlene Schindler and Steve on Screenwriting by Steve Kaire; and more!
Guided Goals is my new Write On! companion site. I offer one-on-one and in-box coaching services, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Thanks, Steven Swimmer, Swimmer Media, for helping me with the site relaunch and strategy!
Stephanie Olivieri is writing children’s stories for Farfaria, a mobile app on iPad and iPhone. She is also running a special on TV spec script reading to help writers get ready for the fellowship programs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention Write On for 50% off.
Antioch University Santa Barbara’s Summer Writing Institute is still taking applications! The week-long workshop in fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting or writing for young people runs from July 28 to August 3. Faculty includes novelist Gail Tsukiyama, best-selling YA author R.L. LaFevers, screenwriters David W. Rintels and Robin Swicord, and noted memoirists Diana Raab, and Maureen Murdock.
April 10 – 12: Editing and publishing conference in Perth, Western Australia. With freelancing and digital publishing workshops.
April 17: Write On! IRL Writers Break at Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café (formerly ING Direct Cafe – Los Angeles), 11175 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, from 1 to 3pm. LA Writers, swing by the cafe for coffee and conversation. Like the cafe on Facebook and follow them on Twitter. RSVP on Facebook.
April 17: Social Media Club Los Angeles panel on Using Social Media for Social Good at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica starts at 6:30pm. Panelists are Alexis Henry, Communications Manager, Surfrider Foundation; Liz Kelly, Founder, The Goody Awards; and Mark Horvath, Director, InvisiblePeople.
April 21: Sacred Journeys Film Festival from Michael Wiese Productions and Sacred Arts Media at Melrose Market Studios in Seattle, WA.
April 24: IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) Los Angeles chapter mixer at the Big Foot West Lounge in West LA starts at 6pm.
May 4: Join screenwriting powerhouse Pilar Alessandra and sought-after screenwriting career coach Lee Jessup for Cracking Your Screenwriting Career: From Representation to Pitch, a screenwriting masterclass covering all things business. Use discount code group10 and receive 10% off.
Fridays: Silicon Beach LA Weekly Unwind in Santa Monica, CA.
Sundays: Scriptchat, a twitter chat for new and seasoned screenwriters, has two chats each Sunday: 8pm GMT is EURO #scriptchat, moderated by Mina Zaher and 8pm EST, moderated by Jeanne Veillette Bowerman.
Write on Members: Let me know if you have a book being released or some awesome news, so we can include it in the next newsletter. Also, check out the Write On Online Facebook Page for regular opportunities to share your books and blogs: Tuesdays: Boast your Blog, Thursdays: Share your Twitter, and Fridays: Flaunt your Fan Page.
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