Memo from the Story Department: Some Tips from 25 Years in Hollywood with Christopher Vogler
Saturday, February 08, 2020
First 10 to sign up for the Insider Workshop get a free copy of the book!
Christopher Vogler, veteran Hollywood story consultant, is widely heralded for his landmark book THE WRITER’S JOURNEY: Mythic Structure for Writers. He began his career as a documentary filmmaker for the US Air Force’s space program.
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Saturday, February 15, 2020
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If you're a writer or reader, want to learn the craft of writing or support literary development in the Coachella Valley, the Guild is for you!
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We meet monthly at the beautiful Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory
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What is voice?
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Where can I learn about writing poetry?
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2019-2020 Season Events
Oct 01 October Monthly Fiction Contest: Napping!
Oct 05 October Meeting: Cynthia Manson, literary agent and Caitlin Alexander
Oct 06 Workshop: “Win an Agent with Your Pitch" with Cynthia Manson, Caitlan Alexander
Oct 18 Bootcamp: Diabolical Devices For Creating Page-Turning Fiction
Jan 01 January Monthly Fiction Contest: Coffee
Jan 15 Poetry Contest - January 2020. Members only. Deadline is February 15, 2020.
Jan 17 Bootcamp: Create Compelling Characters
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