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INSIDE THE ART, CRAFT AND BUSINESS OF WRITING for Film, TV, Books, Stage, Print or Digital Media (with Particular Attention to Comedy)

LA Writers Clinic – July 17 & 31

Focus, unblock or (re-)energize your book or script at any stage of the process: * Rewrites * Outlines * Stuck mid-draft * Can’t find the funny * Generally blah or … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

LA Writers Clinic – June 12 & 26

LA Writers Clinic – 2 Thursdays, June 12 and 26th, 7-9pm Focus, unblock or (re-)energize your project at any stage of the process. * Rewrites * Outlines * Stuck mid-draft … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Latest Listing of the Best Open-Mic Comedy Shows in LA (according to the LA-ist)

Open mic stage-time is not usually high-quality stage-time, but it can be rowdy good fun – or a bone-chilling nightmare. Either way, it’s a great (and probably a necessary) step … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Scoggins Report on 2012 Movie Pitch Sales

This compilation of sales and trends in the industry is very illuminating (but a little depressing) if you’re trying to pitch a movie. The bottom line: Don’t bother pitching drama … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing is hard – but you don’t have to do it alone!

I can make it easier, faster and more fun! I can help you… – Choose which project to write next – Outline and plan your book or script – Get … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Word Angeles! The LA Spoken Word / Personal Essay / Storytelling Scene Reaches Critical Mass

These days, you can’t throw a rock in LA without hitting some kind of word event. Theaters, clubs and restaurants are all hosting shows where people read their personal essay … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

What’s the Pitch? 1-Day Intensive Pitching Workshop in LA

Your ‘pitch’ is a crucial element to selling any project, even if you’ve already written and/or produced it. You’re going to have to pitch your idea to producers, directors, executives, … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

For Writing Out Loud (Recommended Comedy Storytelling, Personal Essay and Spoken Word Venues in Los Angeles)

You need stage time to get good at comic storytelling or reading your funny personal essays, but how do you get good stage time? Since I started producing Un-Cabaret and … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment
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