• Why did my guest chose to write "Here Comes the Dreamer" as a Novella rather than a novel.  In this episode Novelist Carole Giangrande discusses her brand new Novella as well as writing in multiple voices,  when to write a backstory, letting the characters lead you, the structure of a Novella, constructing beautiful language, nature…
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  • Why did my guest chose to write "Here Comes the Dreamer" as a Novella rather than a novel.  In this episode Novelist Carole Giangrande discusses her brand new Novella as well as writing in multiple voices,  when to write a backstory, letting the characters lead you, the structure of a Novella, constructing beautiful language, nature…
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  • #63 Using A Novella For Powerful Storytelling – Carole Giangrande

    Why did my guest chose to write "Here Comes the Dreamer" as a Novella rather than a novel.  In this episode Novelist Carole Giangrande discusses her brand new Novella as well as writing in multiple voices,  when to write a backstory, letting the characters lead you, the structure of a Novella, constructing beautiful language, nature…
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  • The best stories move the reader along by building tension, suspense and conflict to a resolution.  How do you accomplish this when you're interweaving multiple stories from multiple historic time periods?  My guest author of Oubliette, A Forgotten Little Place Vanta M Black comes on to discuss writing based on historical characters, writing with structure,…
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  • #62 Theme, Foreshadowing and Classic Story Structure – Vanta M Black

    The best stories move the reader along by building tension, suspense and conflict to a resolution.  How do you accomplish this when you're interweaving multiple stories from multiple historic time periods?  My guest author of Oubliette, A Forgotten Little Place Vanta M Black comes on to discuss writing based on historical characters, writing with structure,…
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  • Hollywood functions in very specific ways and once you can understand them, you can advance your career quicker and in a more powerful way.  In this episode my guest President and Festival Director of LA Femme Film Festival Leslie LaPage gives the inside scoop on Entertainment Lawyers and Business Managers.  We discuss how the good…
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  • #61 Entertainment Lawyers & Business Managers – Leslie LaPage

    Hollywood functions in very specific ways and once you can understand them, you can advance your career quicker and in a more powerful way.  In this episode my guest President and Festival Director of LA Femme Film Festival Leslie LaPage gives the inside scoop on Entertainment Lawyers and Business Managers.  We discuss how the good…
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  • Jean Marie Spicuzza re-defines the Independent Screenwriter for herself as someone who oversees every aspect of a movie being made .  In this episode we talk about The challenge of acting in your own movie that forces you to produce, Co-Directing a film and working through a cohesive vision,  Post-production Editing as a writer,  Writing…
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  • #60 Writing, Producing, Developing and Co-Directing Your Feature Film – Jean Marie Spicuzza

    Jean Marie Spicuzza re-defines the Independent Screenwriter as someone who oversees every aspect of a movie being made .  In this episode we talk about The challenge of acting in your own movie that forces you to produce, Co-Directing a film and working through a cohesive vision,  Post-production Editing as a writer,  Writing characters based…
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