Moving to LA and Living the Dream

Session #51 – Moving to LA and Living the Dream

We’ve already talked about WHY you might want to move to Los Angeles to pursue your dream of screenwriting for the next Emmy or Oscar winner (See Session #38), but what happens when you actually decide to make the move? In today’s session we talk about tips for making the move to Los Angeles and surviving when you get here.  Writers Group Therapy – Session 51 – Moving to LA and Living the Dream SHOW NOTES: Session #38 – Do you need to be in LA? The Newcomer’s Handbook for Moving to and Living in Los Angeles

Continue reading
We Have Bad Taste

Session #50 – We Have Bad Taste

Sometimes you just can’t help but like a show or movie that everyone else thinks are completely unfit for human consumption. In this week’s session we discuss the things we loved that others hated. **Spoiler alert! – We discuss key plot points to movies and TV shows, most listed below, but may have missed a few.** Writers Group Therapy – Session 50 – We Have Bad Taste SHOW NOTES: (Click title to view IMDB page)Lady in the WaterDinotopiaCovington CrossJoan of ArcadiaRobin Hood (BBC Version)FireflyGodzilla (1984)Space Above & BeyondThe DollhousePlanet of the Apes

Continue reading
SDCC Wrap-up

Session #47 – San Diego Comic-Con Wrap-up

Did you get your nerd on for Comic-Con? We just spent a few days in San Diego at the Comic-Con watching great short films at the film festival and going to panels and in general just enjoying all the geek culture we could. We’ll tell you what we saw and learned in this week’s session.

Continue reading

Session #46 – Remaking Nostalgia Television

Everything old is new again…on TV! In the past year, and into the Fall season, reboots of “Magnum PI,” “Charmed,” “Murphy Brown,” “Lost in Space” and many others will hit flat screens everywhere. In this week’s session, we take a writer’s perspective on remaking nostalgic TV classics.

Continue reading