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Paneling

Last week I mentioned that Kris and I are going to be the Fan Guests of Honor at the upcoming Loscon  http://loscon.org/47/  this Thanksgiving weekend.  As such, there are a number of events we will be partaking in.  We will be in one panel, a “meet the Fan Guests of […]

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Two Paths

In GLAWS there is always a lot of talk about different paths to publishing:  Traditional, Indi, Self-Publishing, Print-on-Demand, Kindle, etc.  Ways of getting you work out there have become more diverse.  Self-publishing used to be known as vanity publishing, but now it may be the right path for certain people. […]

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Coming Into the Home Stretch

The year has been passing by fast.  Now that we are in October, we are crashing towards Christmas.  Of course, the shutdown doesn’t help.  With fewer places to go, one week seems pretty much like the others.  There are fewer time markers, like, “In March we went to SLO, in […]

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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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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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