Have You Read Herbie J Pilato’s MARY: THE MARY TYLER MOORE STORY?

Substack.Com calls itself “The home for great writing,” and we can tell you this much – they sure prove they know their business with this excerpt of the new paperback Edition of Herbie J Pilato’s bio of Mary Tyler Moore.  Fine, tasty writing by one of TVWriter™’s favorite boychiks. (The “chik” thing got you worried? Nothing sexist here, honest. Look it up.)

“Oh, Rob!” – New Paperback Edition of
MARY: THE MARY TYLER MOORE STORY
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As explored in the new paperback edition of MARY: THE MARY TYLER MOORE STORY, by TV personality Herbie J Pilato, the series catapulted Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore into national stardom. As Rob and Laura Petrie, this dynamic duo became one of TV’s most likable married couples.  And thanks to syndication, their comedic and musical adventures have never left the air. read article

Attn. Web Series Creators, Stareable Fest is Back for 2021

One of the best intentioned as well as best run and most helpful festivals we know of wants – well, to put it succinctly, it wants ALL OF US!

NOTE: TVWriter™ gets nothing out of this particular event except the satisfaction of knowing we’re helping y’all learn about and attend something we believe in.)

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A few words from the WGAW About Writers Rooms in the Time of COVID-19

Our Guild is protecting us from writers rooms like this room from youvisit.com’s virtual tour of rooms from The Masque of the Red Death” https://www.youvisit.com/tour/sophia.thomas

WGAW Recommendations for In-Person Writers Rooms
via email from wga.org

July 26, 2021
Dear Members,

Some writers and studios have asked the Guild for guidance about health and safety standards for in-person work while COVID-19 continues to be a concern. Our priority continues to be to protect the well-being of writers in the workplace.

For those of you overseeing production or working on a set, updated COVID-19 safety protocols have been announced which include permission for studios to mandate vaccinations for those working in production Zone A. read article

WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA WEST ANNOUNCES FINAL CANDIDATES FOR 2021 OFFICERS & BOARD

WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA WEST ANNOUNCES FINAL LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR 2021 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Writers Guild of America West has announced the final list of candidates for the 2021 WGAW Officers and Board of Directors election.

The Officer candidates are as follows: President – Meredith Stiehm; Vice President – Michele Mulroney; Secretary-Treasurer – Betsy Thomas. read article

WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA WEST ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR 2021 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

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 2021 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION
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