LB: The End of an Era?

by Larry Brody

Brace yourselves, my TV and film writing friends. We’re in for some interesting times.

Call me cynical, but I’m not all that sure this will go the way we expect/hope it will. Big talent agencies fulfilling their commitment? My head keeps buzzing with this uncomfortable tone:

WGAW ANNOUNCES 2022 OFFICER & BOARD CANDIDATES

Whether or not you’re a member of the WGAW or WGAE, this news is important to you if you write or plan to write for TV or films. It’s the officers and Board who set and maintain policy that effects every aspect of electronic media. In other words, it behooves most if not all of the writers who come to TVWriter™ to read this ASAP.

WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA WEST ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR 2022 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION
via WGAW

Writers Guild of America West’s Nominating Committee has announced the initial list of candidates for the 2022 WGAW Board of Directors election. read article

LB: Are You Ready for More Cartoons About – shudder – Writers?

by Larry Brody

It’s Friday, and today’s treat is on me.

These cartoons definitely speak for themselves, but I’m giving them titles anyway. (I think it was Gene Roddenberry who taught me that.)

screenplay structure for beginners

by Ruben Bolling

The Fun & the fury of venn diagrams

Found on the interwebs. Creator unknown, alas!
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LB: The One Quality Every Writer Needs…

by Larry Brody

…Is self-discipline.

In fact, self-discipline is probably the one quality everybody needs, regardless of they’re chosen (or unchosen, for that matter) field of endeavor. read article

LB: Meet the Brodys

by Larry Brody

Yep, this is how Gwen the Beautiful and I watch TV. The only difference is that we have this discussion (several times a night) in bed instead of on the living room couch.

Oh, and the hair thing. Currently, our hair has a bit more silver in it than brown or black (mine has a whole lot more) and isn’t, um, quite as thick as that of the couple above. read article