Tuesday, July 20, 2010

24 Hour Literary Marathon is here! Incredible Performances!


9 AM- Dennis Cruz - spoken word
9:20 AM- Johnny Walker - comedy
10 AM- Ashaki Jackson* - poetry
11:20 AM- Karen Forman & Co - improv
1 PM- Drew Droege - comedic essay
2 PM- David Francis - prose fiction Stray Dog Winter
2:20 PM - Ben Weber*- special scene specifically for the 24-hour marathon!
3 PM- James Greer - music/prose
3:40 PM- Lindsey Goldstein - memoir
4:30 PM- Author Panel featuring Deirdre Shaw*, Brad Listi, Mark Sarvas*, and Brooke Berman  
6 PM- LIFE UNEXPECTED Panel - featuring creator Liz Tigelaar & star Shiri Appleby
7 PM- Jose Rivera with Sona Tatoyan excerpt from premiere novel Love Makes the City Crumble
7:30 PM- Jillian Lauren - Some Girls: My Life in a Harem
7:50 PM- Joseph Powell - poetry
8 PM- Mark Rizzo* - comedic piece (about Scranton, PA people!)
8:20 PM - Dave Yaden - music performance
8:40 PM- Garrett Socol - play
9 PM- Mahogany Improv Group - Upright Citizens Brigade improv
10 PM- Ben Loory - prose short story
10:20 PM- John Singleton - poetry
10:40 PM- Nicole Wells - comedic essay
11:20 PM- Rich Ferguson - spoken word
11:40 PM- Anne Walls* - comedic essay
12 Midnight- Movie Performance - When Harry Met Sally
2 AM- Brock Walters - comedy
2:20 AM - Joseph Mattson - Empty the Sun prose/audio recordings
2:40 AM - Joe Wengert - comedy, Upright Citizens Brigade
3 AM- Anna Metcalf - essay
4 AM- Karaoke Party! - musical!
6 AM- Sean Hill - spoken word
6:20 AM - Kate Gilbert - prose
7 AM- Vanessa Libertad Garcia - dark comedic fiction

*Esteemed Member of The Writers Junction

Featuring ART by ARTISTS:
Bethany Barton  bethanybARTon.com
Serena Zanello ctrl-arch.com
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Thursday, July 1, 2010


Story Structure for TV Specs & Pilot ScriptsSTORYWISE SEMINAR with consultant JEN GRISANTI

Saturday, July 17, 2010
 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 at The Writers Junction
1001 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica 90401

The cost of this event is $85.00
Register now on Jen's site here.
Limited space available.

This 2 1/2-hour exclusive seminar is all about guiding you to write standout TV spec & pilot scripts that increase your chances of getting staffed and selling a pilot.

Jen will:
-go in depth into story structure for television spec and pilot scripts 
-break down several current shows that make strong specs
-teach her formula that will help you write a strong spec script
-discuss pilot structure in the context of the top pilots picked this year
-use her workbook to break down those pilots' story structures so that you will learn how to improve your own writing
-cover universal moments, theme, symbolism & messages

Jen has rave reviews.  We recommend the video on her home page.

Jen Grisanti is a former Current Programs Executive for Spelling Television, Inc. & CBS/Paramount.  Jen created her consulting firm to help talented writers break into the industry.  Her goal is to empower you to give the studio executives what they want without compromising your talent and integrity.