Tag: Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference

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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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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Sometimes You have to let go – Even if They are Not Bananas.

My wife, Kris, in building her website business http://www.civicsitedesign.com/ (she does my website and is my IT department) has collected many books on entrepreneurship and self-improvement.  One of them is “Letting go of Your Bananas:  How to Become More Successful by Getting Rid of Everything Rotten in Your Life” by […]

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Another 15 Minutes of Fame, part two

The Digital Authors/BCX Writer Conference ended yesterday.  It was eight days long, starting last Saturday and Sunday, during the weekdays in the evenings and most of yesterday.  It can be exhausting, but it is well worth the education.  I skipped some of the self-publishing panels since I decided long ago […]

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Another 15 Minutes of Fame, part one

I’ve been spending the weekend at the Digital Authors/BCX writers conference.  While I didn’t moderate a panel this time around, I was a panelist on THINGS I WISH A PRO HAD TOLD ME WHEN I FIRST STARTED WRITING.  Along with me were fellow GLAWS writers Marco Subias (Moderator), Brandie June, […]

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Here We Go Again

The next Writers Conference is just around the corner.  Digital Authors & indie Publishing starts this Friday, November 6th, 2020.  As the last one, it will run throughout the weekend, in the evenings all week long and conclude the following Saturday.  That’s actually a lot of learning for your bucks.  […]

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Step by Step

Back when Kris and I attended Quattro University, co-founder and entrepreneur Cheri Tree once said there is no such thing as a self-made millionaire.  The true is same for writers.  It starts with all those English teachers you had in high school and college.   And in my case, screen writing […]

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Coming Soon to a Virtual of Festival of Books Near You.

As you may have heard, the L.A. Times Festival of Book will be virtual this year.  https://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/  Beginning October 18th, it will go on for four weeks.  The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society has had a booth there for years.  With the shut down of live events, we have rolled […]

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What a Week I’m Having

Its been a busy week, but a great week.   The West Coast Writers Conference was not only the weekend of Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, but went through the entire following week and ended Saturday, August 15th.  That’s a lot of notes I took and will be reviewing.  […]

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