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A Master Class with John Sayles: Writer, Director

The WGA Foundation presented a Master Class today with John Sayles, shown here with moderator and writer Josh Olson (History of Violence). Sayles is known for his many indie films that he wrote and directed with funds from writing Hollywood … Continue reading

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The Case of Cumberbatch

About three weeks ago, I was at the West Coast premiere of The Imitation Game, the film about Turing breaking the Enigma code. Benedict flew in quickly to do the red carpet but had to leave quickly to fly away … Continue reading

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Starters in Writer’s Digest and inspiration from Django Unchained

Writer’s Digest is still going strong discussing the craft of writing and I’m thrilled to be in the current January 2013 issue pictured above. I’m part of a six page spread on five debut authors. And what a treat to … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks

This year I’m going to be writing through the Oscars. I’ll have it on in the background because I’m good at multi-tasking, but it won’t be a typical year where I go to or host a party. At any party … Continue reading

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Hunger Games – Who Do you Love? Special collector’s edition Giveway

Liam Hemsworth – Gale This is an a rarity in a time when the trades are being printed much smaller. A Big (like the old Rolling Stone) collector’s edition with a special section devoted to The Hunger Games film. Josh … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer and Clint Eastwood – what a week!

Halloween night my guy and I went to see Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. It was the first of their new show, although my husband had seen a mini-version of it at Kevin’s Smith’s podcast … Continue reading

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Spending the night with George Clooney

  I was going to tell you all about World Fantasy Con, but that will have to wait. First I want to tell you what it was like spending the evening with George Clooney.  I just got home from a … Continue reading

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