• Authentically connecting with an audience is the key to powerful writing. In this episode, political speechwriter Roger Wolfson talks about how he went from writing for Senators John Kerry, Ted Kennedy, Paul Weston & Joe Lieberman to writing and selling scripts in Hollywood. Roger has written for “Saving Grace”, “Fairly Legal”, “The Closer”, “Law &…
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  • #46 Political Speechwriter Becomes A Hollywood Scriptwriter – Roger Wolfson

    Authentically connecting with an audience is the key to powerful writing. In this episode, political speechwriter Roger Wolfson talks about how he went from writing for Senators John Kerry, Ted Kennedy, Paul Weston & Joe Lieberman to writing and selling scripts in Hollywood. Roger has written for “Saving Grace”, “Fairly Legal”, “The Closer”, “Law &…
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  • A hero thrust into a place where everything he knows is wrong, will create a tense and unique set of challenges.  In this episode, the writer for the 13th Warrior and Black Rain Warren Lewis discusses writing a Muslim hero, adapting a novel for the screen, researching cultures, writing the unwilling hero and their discovery…
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  • #45 Writing The 13th Warrior – Warren Lewis

    A hero thrust into a place where everything he knows is wrong, will create a tense and unique set of challenges.  In this episode, the writer for the 13th Warrior and Black Rain Warren Lewis discusses writing a Muslim hero, adapting a novel for the screen, researching cultures, writing the unwilling hero and their discovery…
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  • Writer/Director/Producer Serena Dykman works with her cast to create a backstory for her characters that everyone understands and will facilitate the most believable perfoirmances.  In this episode, we talk about her very unique process for re-writing, creating a flawed protagonist that the audience can relate to and writing dialogue based on real experiences. For past…
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  • #44 Writing the Flawed Hero – Serena Dykman

    Writer/Director/Producer Serena Dykman works with her cast to create a backstory for her characters that everyone understands and will facilitate the most believable perfoirmances.  In this episode, we talk about her very unique process for re-writing, creating a flawed protagonist that the audience can relate to and writing dialogue based on real experiences. Learn more…
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  • How do you produce an award winning film with limited funding?  Actor/Producer Zuher Khan at age 18 was given money for a car and instead invested it in his first film.  In this episode Zuher talks about how he took an idea, had a script written, put together a cast & crew, filmed with permits…
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  • #43 Award Winning Film From Script To Distribution – Zuher Khan

    How do you produce an award winning film with limited funding?  Actor/Producer Zuher Khan at age 18 was given money for a car and instead invested it in his first film.  In this episode Zuher talks about how he took an idea, had a script written, put together a cast & crew, filmed with permits…
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  • Taking responsibility for yourself and your actions in your writing is crucial to gaining the trust of your readers.  In this episode, author of “Marrying George Clooney”, playwright and scriptwriter Amy Ferris talks about marketing a memoir, the power of a good title, writing about personal tragedy, depression and suicide, having your radar up and…
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  • #42 Writing Your Truth To Tell A Story – Amy Ferris

    Taking responsibility for yourself and your actions in your writing is crucial to gaining the trust of your readers.  In this episode, author of “Marrying George Clooney”, playwright and scriptwriter Amy Ferris talks about marketing a memoir, the power of a good title, writing about personal tragedy, depression and suicide, having your radar up and…
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