Tag: Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
Prepping for my Premier
I have been to over a dozen writers conferences, volunteering at most of them. I have done everything from stuffing swag bags to assisting in sound. This Friday, August 7th, is the start of the 26th Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, and for the first time, I will be moderating […]Read More