Send in the Clones

While looking on YouTube for Star Wars news, Kris came upon a series of videos by ArTorr.  Part three is a very detailed breakdown of the animated TV series, “The Clone Wars”, which premiered on Cartoon Network, then moved to Disney DX. It covers the amazing history of the seven-season […]

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Stay on Track

I was a member of GLAWS for about a year before I joined my first critique group.  That was because I didn’t join until I had a finished work to present.  But when I joined, I found you learn just as much about writing a screenplay critiquing others’ work as […]

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The Art of the Brick

Yesterday, Kris and I were lucky enough to be invited by The Left Coast Mahjong, Art Show and Lego Cabal (friends of ours through Loscon) to go to “The Art of The Brick” exhibit at the California Science Center  https://californiasciencecenter.org/ “The Art of the Brick” is a traveling Lego exhibition […]

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Stringing the Story Along

Thinking about the Writers Conference two weeks ago, I am reminded of something else I’m grateful to have learned about through GLAWS.  But first, I need to backtrack a bit. Back when I was at the USC School of Cinema/Television, I took several screenwriting classes.  Generally, they taught the way […]

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How do you get to Canterlot Hall?

Yesterday was the end of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference for 2021. One full weekend of panels, followed by a week of panels in the afternoon, followed by another Saturday of panels. Since we are still holding the conference on Zoom and not in person, this is the format […]

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Engaging All Your Senses to Create Your World

In my first post in this series, I wrote about why the environment you write in is important and how and where you find this most important place.  In the second part, I delved into taking that environment and making it more a part of your world, so to speak, […]

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Where You Write Becomes Your World

Still Chasing Dragonflies Hello, it’s Kristine again. Dennis is getting a much-deserved break and gearing up for this coming week’s GLAWS Writer’s Conference, so I’m back with a more in-depth look at last week’s topic of The Natural Habitat of the Wild Writer. Actually, he better be careful or I’ll […]

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The Natural Habitat of the Wild Writer

Meanwhile, While Dennis is out Dragonfly Hunting… Hi all. It’s Kristine Cherry again, coming to you from the Dragonfly Temple. What is that, you may ask? It’s a reference not only to my work-in-progress trilogy entitled, “The Dragonfly Temple Chronicles”, but also what I call my writing space in our […]

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The Conscious of the Subjects

Today my church (Calvalry Bible Church), started a new fellowship group called, “Cast and Crew”.  It’s a group for people in the entertainment industry.  It was an interesting mix of about a dozen people.  We have people who have done extra work, animators, sound engineers and an exterminator who does […]

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I Wish My Friends Would Stop Getting Older

Late this past week I found out on Facebook that an old friend of ours passed away.  I met Therri about 34 years ago when I joined the Star Trek fan club, the U.S.S. Achernar.  She was then part of the group that shuttled off (created a new fan club) […]

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