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TERRANCE IN PARIS - episode 2 "At John Baxter's apartment"

TERRANCE IN PARIS – episode 2 "At John Baxter's apartment"

Episode 2 from the new show “Terrance in Paris”. Meet John Baxter, american writer based in Paris. Author of The Most Beautiful Walks in the World and also one of the greatest book collector in the world. Terrance interviews John about his love for Paris and his passion for ancient books, such as this first edition of The Great Gatsby he keeps on his shelf. Terrance Gelenter, American journalist, writer,… Read Article →

Anjum Rajabali  - Media Konnect's Master Class on Script Writing

Anjum Rajabali – Media Konnect's Master Class on Script Writing

Media Konnect’s Master Class is a session consisting of workshops, lectures and live interactions between the experts and their audiences. Each month, Media Konnect plans to introduce and explore media related topics to have a fruitful and engaging discussion. Our first Master Class session was on “Media and Entertainment Laws” and second was on “Writing.” We are ready with our third Master Class on ‘Script Writing’ where we want to… Read Article →

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

Often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world literature. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose plays—written in the late 16th and early 17th centuries for a small repertory theatre—are now performed and read more often and in more countries than ever before. MORE — ~~~ Encyclopaedia Britannica… Read Article →

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Díaz Location: Mexico City Category: Poetry Bio: Winner of the Alonso Vidal National Poetry Prize 2017 for her first collection, Principia (Tierra Adentro). With the support of the Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at New York University (2013-2015). Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry International, Tupelo Quarterly and Border Crossing, among others. She won the Poetry International Prize 2016, the… Read Article →

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

Andrew Klavan makes the bold statement that Shakespeare was the greatest writer of all time. Find out why he and Bill Whittle think this is true. This is one of the few Klavan & Whittle episodes available to everyone. If you want to see ’em all, click here to become a PJTV Member ( (dramatic music) – Hi everybody, I'm Bill Whittle, here with my friend, Andrew Klavan, Andrew Klavan,… Read Article →

The Top Five Writers of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

The Top Five Writers of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

No one asked for it, so I thought I’d be happy to oblige. Actually I really wanted to make a top something list and there was something else I wanted to do… recently I declared China Fullerton is my least favorite writer on the show mostly because she only wrote one episode that I can reasonably describe is good all of her other episodes are a horrid mess spoilers for… Read Article →

Top 10 Mistakes Novice Writers Make

Top 10 Mistakes Novice Writers Make

Helping out my fellow writers. Although because I’m giving all of you these tips means I’m not a novice writer because only novice writers make these mistakes obviously. Patreon: My essay collection is on Amazon: ———————————————- Special Thanks: Francesca Belle Anston Ben Walker El Doctoro StarsServant Brian Youden C. Dang Kallon Ernie Paul Fischer Alex Black Myles McLucas Alexi Milaras Hentai Senpai Pasquall Jay Nikolas Forsthoffer Mamadou sidibe Sheri Calkins… Read Article →

Shira Gorshman, Yiddish Writer of Women as Folk Heroes

Shira Gorshman, Yiddish Writer of Women as Folk Heroes

In this video, master storyteller Shira Gorshman describes her impoverished childhood in a Lithuanian shtetl. She vividly describes her brutal stepfather, her very competent but combative grandmother and her adoring grandfather who was the first to introduce her to the beauty of the outdoors. Imbued with idealism, Gorshman settled in Palestine in 1924 as a pioneer but returned to the Soviet Union in 1928 to build another utopian community: an… Read Article →

Dickens (In Our Time)

Dickens (In Our Time)

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the achievements of the 19th century literary giant, Charles Dickens. George Bernard Shaw said of Little Dorrit that it was “more seditious than Das Kapital”. We can all think of classic Dickens; the gin palaces, grimy narrow lanes, shoe shine boys sitting in the gutters and the terrible city smog. Silas Wake with his peg leg, young Oliver asking for more. But were these figures… Read Article →

Classical Bradbury

Classical Bradbury

Ray Bradbury turns 90 on August 22, 2010 and what better way to celebrate than with a tribute/birthday video… About the video: I tried to get it in a somewhat chronological order and I really just used my personal favorite short stories and novels(including favorite cover variations) along the way. The first backroud painting is Charles Addams and the later Blue background and The Halloween Tree is from Ray’s own… Read Article →

30 Days 30 Authors Day 12 - A Historical Site - Diane Morrison, Speculative Fiction Author

30 Days 30 Authors Day 12 – A Historical Site – Diane Morrison, Speculative Fiction Author

On Day 12 of the #30days30authors challenge, I visit a local historical site, our local cenotaph! I show you around one of the landmarks of our town, which is a living, breathing place. Follow my challenge at Buy my books! hello Diane again here it's the 12 of my 30 days 30 authors challenge and I'm finally doing a historical site because the smoke is not so bad today so… Read Article →

Writing & Publishing Tips : How to Copyright a Poem

Writing & Publishing Tips : How to Copyright a Poem

Copyright a poem by printing out the poem, putting it an envelop with the date on it and mailing it back to yourself. Do not open the envelop unless there is a dispute about the writer. Consider putting a copyright symbol after a poem to try and deter other people from stealing poetry with tips from a writer and instructor in this free video on copyrights. Expert: Laura Turner Bio:… Read Article →

Russell Brown on what the WGAW's Low Budget Agreement can do for writers

Russell Brown on what the WGAW's Low Budget Agreement can do for writers

Writer-director-producer Russell Brown discusses his new film, The Blue Tooth Virgin, a comedy about two writer friends and what happens when one asks the other to read his new screenplay. The Blue Tooth Virgin was covered by the Writers Guild under its Low Budget Agreement, a contract for films budgeted at $1.2 million and below. The LBA offers deferred minimums, residuals, credit protections, creative rights, pension & health benefits, and… Read Article →

Bruce Miller on Hiring Women Writers for 'The Handmaid's Tale' | Close Up with THR

Bruce Miller on Hiring Women Writers for 'The Handmaid's Tale' | Close Up with THR

Bruce Miller (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’) joins Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter for this season’s Drama Showrunners Roundtable. He talks about hiring “honest and stubborn” women writers for the hit Hulu show. “I’m not a woman, so hire not just one woman, but a group of women, and women who are comfortable sharing intimate things with you,” Miller said of his writing staff. Subscribe for Roundtables, Box Office Reports, &… Read Article →