Well, GLAWS never really went away, but it has been struggling since it’s president and cofounder, Tony Todaro, had a stroke and later passed away in December.  Tony was a one-man show.  His passion was writing and helping other writers …

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This is a blog I wish I didn’t have to write.  The writing community lost a dear friend this week.  Tony N. Todaro, cofounder and president of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society passed away this past Tuesday, December 12th, …

Saying Goodbye Read more »

People have this image of a writer spending his time locked up in his basement typing away.  And while there is a lot of that – personally, sitting at my desk in the corner of my bedroom underneath my “My …

One Man Show Read more »

First of all, the LA Times moved its headquarters to El Segundo, so I don’t know why it isn’t called the El Segundo Times.  But anyway… The LA Times Festival of Books is next weekend.  You can see all the …

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The latest California Creative Writers Conference was recently held over two consecutive weekends.  It started on Friday afternoon, 3/3/23, then all day Saturday and Sunday, then in the afternoons Monday through Wednesday.   This was the virtual part of the conference …

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