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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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Honey for my honey

Hello. This week’s blog is being written by me, Kristine, Dennis’s wife. That’s because this week’s blog is about honey. Once upon a time, Dennis and I had a home in Reseda, CA. We took lots of walks in the evenings around the neighborhood in those 16 years and got […]

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Certificate of Appreciation

Back at the December GLAWS Special Speaker Event I was one of four members to receive a Certificate of Appreciation “For Your Outstanding Service, Important Contribution of Time and Energy, And Invaluable Support of the Society’s Mission and Vision”, from the GLAWS president, Tony N. Todaro. My contribution consists of […]

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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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STARTING THE YEAR WITH INSPIRATION

Well, I’m off to a good start.  I’ve already taken care of my first goal of the year, Submit entire Steampunk script for review.  Now I just have to wait to see when my turn comes up in my GLAWS screenwriting critique group. In the meantime I have cleared off […]

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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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Book Review:  “Screen & Stage Marketing Secrets” by James Russel

  I really should have reviewed this book earlier.  When I attended USC Cinema/Television we spent a lot of time on screenwriting, but not a lot of time on how to sell a script.  Then, years later, when I picked up the keyboard again, I needed to know what to […]

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