Tag: Writing

Getting Ready for Anything

If you go to this Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/events/520330468630105/  you will see our ad for the next Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference.  You will see what we’re planning, our educational tracts for Aspiring, Active and Accomplished writers, our ProCritiques™ and our pricing and six-months-same-as-cash financing.  Our president, Tony Tadaro, is working […]

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Looking Backward, Looking Forward

Yes, that is a handwritten version of a script.  Actually, it’s the first version of a Christmas story I have been working on for a number of years.  It’s taken a back seat to my Steampunk trilogy I’m currently working on, but I do intend to rewrite it when I’m […]

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Critique This

I didn’t get any writing done this week.  Not that I was lazy, I had to critique three stories for my critique group that met yesterday.  Usually I try to write during the week and do my critiques on the weekends.  This time we got the submissions late and I […]

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GLAWS Rewrites Itself

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society is an active group.  We have critique groups that meet once or twice a month, depending on the group, we have monthly Special Speaker Events that are open to the public and we, along with West Coast Writer’s Conference, host three conferences a year. […]

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What Have I Been Doing With All This Extra Time.

Sometimes I just like to have fun and play one of my favorite refrigerator games, “Name That Leftover”.  But you can really only play it once a month.  Or every two months.  Three or more months gets really challenging. And there are card games like Flux.  Monty Python Flux is […]

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What if we had just called it the flu all along?

Words have meaning.  Words have power.  Our choice of words determine how we process information.  Recently President Trump got flack for calling Covid-19 the “China Flu”.  One reporter asked him if that wasn’t racist.  Well, no it isn’t.  China isn’t a race, it’s a geographical location where Covid-19 originated.  But […]

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WHAT NOT TO SAY

The first GLAWS special speaker event of the year was held last weekend on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  The topic was “What Not to Say to an Editor or Agent” with speaker Steven Hutson.  Mr. Hutson is a literary agent and editor who receives thirty to forty letters a week […]

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A NEW BEGINNING

New Year is a great time to restart and reboot.  So first off, sorry for being away for so long.  It started with me missing a week, then another, then another.  So I finally decided that instead of trying to catch up, I’d just wait to January and start again. […]

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Bronies Anonymous

Hi.  My name is Dennis Amador Cherry and I’m a brony.  I guess it started a few years ago when somepony someone showed me the first couple of episode of “My Little Pony:  Friendship is Magic”.  I thought it was cute, but being into Dr. Who and Cartoon Network at […]

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The Dreaded “Info Dump”

  Often in a story a character has to learn some pieces of information in order for the plot to keep moving.  Sometimes it’s a few lines, sometimes it’s a whole lot of information that threatens to bring the fast action adventure pace of an exciting story to a screeching […]

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