THE OTHER NETWORK WRITER'S ROOM

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

Any place, any time!

Sheesh, how white and privileged am I? Here I am going on about my perfect little writing spot, and here’s this guy finding a way to ship his words out … Continue reading

February 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Write Time, Write Place

Writing can be a very delicate process. Any number of tiny, seemingly insignificant, factors can impede your word flow. Sometimes, it’s hard to concentrate because your environment is too hot … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Write That S**t Down!

For the holidays this year, my brother sent me a set of pencils that I found really inspirational. I happened to be rough drafting something old school, using a pen … Continue reading

January 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Get Perspective (& Notes) from “The best writing coach in Hollywood”

Get written notes and in-depth consultation about your writing project from a veteran writer and writing coach.

Get your book or script written and make it the best it can be BEFORE sending it to agents, producers or publishers.

August 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Comedy Writing (and Wronging) – A Panel Discussion, Monday June 26 in LA

Covering multiple comic styles and comedy formats (TV, standup, essay, etc.), how to get more laughs, lighten up, and create comedy on a structural level for TV, film or prose.

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Rewrite Desk – Seminar in LA Sept. 17

The Rewrite Desk Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:30am-1pm Reserve your space now for this IWOSC seminar Finishing a draft of a book or script is an awesome accomplishment – but we … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

HAVING TROUBLE PRIORITIZING? USE ‘THE MATRIX’ TO SORT IT OUT!

Originally posted on Dr. Nancy Wayne:
You are a very busy person with a lot of responsibilities at work (not to mention what is going on at home). Everything seems…

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Behind the Screen: Writing for TV Today — and Tomorrow” – Panel in LA, May 23

IWOSC presents a panel discussion: “Behind the Screen: Writing for TV Today — and Tomorrow“ Monday, May 23, 2016 7:30 p.m.  (to 9:15; networking follows the program) Veterans Memorial Building 4117 … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

TV + Comedy = Brent Forrester

If you are now, or ever have, or ever want to write comedy, listen to Mr. Brent Forrester. He got his start as a writer for the Ben Stiller Show … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tricks of the Trade: Writing Advice from the Experts – A panel for Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC)

Writing advice and tips from Brent Forrester (The Office, The Simpsons). Ellen Sandler (Everybody Loves Raymond), Robert Ramsey (Life, Intolerable Cruelty), moderated by Greg Miller

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tools for Writers

– How to write a book
– How to rewrite a script
– Overcome writer’s block
– Creative writing prompts & writing exercises

January 2, 2016 · 2 Comments