Missed the April Meeting with Amy Friedman, author of Desperado’s Wife? Read the recap and listen to the show. We talked about writing memoir, Amy’s secret to critiquing, the importance of “shaking up” your writing, and more. Thanks, Amy, for sharing your insight and experience with the Write On Community!
Post your May Goals on Write On Online or Facebook and be entered in a drawing to win a book from Michael Wiese Productions. MWP Fans get the latest news about free online classes, international workshops, and more.
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Guided Goals is my new Write On! companion site. I offer one-on-one and in-box coaching, as well as tools and advice to put you on the path to success. Please check out the Goal of the Week posted every Monday. Like Guided Goals on Facebook and follow on Twitter. Email Deckerling@gmail.com or call 310.908.8980 for more information!
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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; Mark Horvath, Director, InvisiblePeople, Nathan Havey, Thrive Consulting, and Christopher Brereton, co-founder of Picture Healing.
April 20 – 21: LA Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California campus.
April 21: Sacred Journeys Film Festival from Michael Wiese Productions, Ombience, and Sacred Arts Media featuring Live Sacred Performances, Live Music, Live Art, Snacks & Film, all centered around the theme of Sacred Journeys. Join us at Melrose Market Studios from 2-7pm for our Opening Reception, First Screening, and Sacred After Party. Find out more on Facebook and Brown Paper Tickets.
April 22 – May 20: Stephanie Palmer is teaching Pitching Essentials, a 4-week online class that explains how to create written, verbal, and video pitches for film and TV projects. Cost: $97. Use code: WRITEON10 for a 10% discount.
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 Jessupfor 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.
Tuesdays: Boast your Blog, Thursdays: Share your Twitter, and Fridays: Flaunt your Fan Page on the Write On Online Facebook Page.
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