Free Now Write! panel at The Greater Los Angeles Writer’s Conference

TV & Screenwriter’s Panel: Scares and Surprises with Now Write! contributors

Sunday, June 29, 2:15pm FREE to the public AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITER’S CONFERENCE: details here.

LOCATION: Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91401

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Scares and surprises are essential ingredients in your TV series or screenplay, especially if it falls in the genres of horror, sci-fi or fantasy.

Three TV and screenwriters who contributed exercises to Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror  will share their personal secrets and tips on how to build scares and surprises for an audience, as well as surprising yourself.

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writer, producer, director Pen Densham
ChristopherPratt-SCwriters
Producer, Manager, Author Christopher Pratt



 

 

 

Christine Conradt (writer of CHRISTIE’S REVENGE + at least 30 more thriller and horror movies), Scott Rubenstein (Star Trek: The Next Generation writer) and Pen Densham (writer/producer of the revivals of The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone).

These highly accomplished Now Write! contributors will be joined by manager and producer Christopher Pratt to provide additional perspective.

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Writer, Producer Christine Conradt
Scott Rubenstein
TV Writer Scott Rubenstein

New Book & Panel: Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Announcing a New Now Write! Book: Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

NowWriteSFF+HorrorFrontNow Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises From Today’s Best Writers and Teachers is due out February 20, 2014 from Tarcher/Penguin.  Available for presale now.
A fascinating array of contributors shared their insight and exercises for this 5th volume in the Now Write! series.
“I focused on the genres rather than a particular medium for this book. That allowed me to include fiction and nonfiction authors, screenwriters, TV writers, comic book writers, even a few poets.” Laurie Lamson, editor

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 3:15PM – NOW WRITE! SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND HORROR CONTRIBUTOR PANEL AT THE GENRE-LA WRITERS CONFERENCE.

IT’S A PAID EVENT BUT OUR PANEL IS FREE – SEE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE POSTER.
As part of a weekend devoted to speculative genre writing, four Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror contributors will discuss aspects of genre writing, and offer a sneak preview of their exercises:

 

EEKing– Elizabeth Eve King (“Fact Into Fiction”exercise from Building Worlds chapter).
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– Sara B. Cooper (“Bump In The Night”exercise from High Stakes and Terror chapter).
JohnSkippJohn Skipp (“The Choreography of Violence” from Scene Construction and Style chapter.)
Devorah-Cutler-RubensteinDevorah Cutler-Rubenstein (“Giving Sentience to Ordinary Objects…” exercise from Theme and Meaning chapter.)

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