WGAW January 2022 Calendar

A Public Service Announcement if ever there was one. Here’s what going on, socially and professionally,  at the Writers Guild of America West this month:

January 2022

Until further notice, the Guild has suspended in-person committee meetings and events, member meetings, and screenings at the Writers Guild Theater. Virtual events are listed below. Members must RSVP in advance to receive access info to participate in online events. read article

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Cartoon: ‘New Year’s Resolutions’

(NOTE FROM LB: As many of you may know, I’m not a big believer in New Year’s Resolutions, or any other kind of resolutions for that matter. It’s a “many a slip twixt the cup and the lip” thing.

But I definitely believe it’s time to wish a Very Happy New Year to our planet and ourselves, and this terrific Grant Snider cartoon expresses my feelings better than my own words ever could. Which brings us to:)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Lew Ritter: It’s All Your Fault, Larry Brody!

It’s All Your Fault, Larry:
How to Turn a Screenplay into a World Class (I Hope) Novel
by Lew Ritter

You may remember my name. I contributed articles to TVWriter™ from 2015-2017. But I’ll understand if you don’t.

In 2013, before I became a contributor, I wrote a television script called Turbulence and entered it into Larry Brody’s People’s Pilot Contest.

It did well the first time, winding up somewhere in the middle of the scripts submissions, so I made some changes and entered it again. The second time, it received Semi-Finalist status. read article

Cartoon: ‘Insight’

Our favorite cartoonist-philosopher, Grant Snider, presents his insight into…insight itself. Who’d a’thought?

More of Grant Snider’s sensitive perception of humanity and creativity at Incidental Comics, HERE