Writers Resources: Audio Downloads of Writers Seminars

You might think of me as Johnyta come lately, but I recently discovered a wonderful resource for writers:  audio downloads of writers seminars.  The Romance Writers of America ("RWA") offers audio downloads of the seminars given at its annual conferences in 2008 and 2009.  www.rwa.org  The seminars are given by bestselling authors, editors of large publishing houses and the like.  The...

In a Frenzy About Scriptfrenzy

Aaaah!  It's back again and so soon after last year!  I'm talking about Scriptfrenzy - that twisted sister event to National November Writing Month.  Every year, people from all over the world sign up on the Scriptfrenzy website and vow to write a 100 page script during the month of April.  It could be a script of an episode of your favorite television show,  a movie script or a play.  ...

The Benefits of Attending a Writers Conference

A couple of weeks ago,  I attended the San Francisco Writers Conference.  It was a great experience.  I had been to the Maui Writers Conference several times before.  I always came  back from those trips refreshed and renewed and having learned a lot about the craft of writing.   I didn't have high expectations for the San Francisco Writers Conference.  I doubted that  it would be able...