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Blogs Why Do Many Writers & Artists Hate Self-Promotion?

A funny thing happened on the way to my Facebook page.  A handful of professional contacts refused to be my friend, not because they didn’t like me, but because they weren’t on Facebook.  The interesting thing was that they seemed to take pride in not being on Facebook.  This reminded me of something I’ve noticed over my career, an odd anomaly about many writers and artists: They don’t like to promote themselves.  Not a good idea!

Headline News Bigelow-Boal Thriller To Include Bin Laden Assassination

Call it serendipity. The team of director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal were already prepping a fictional thriller about a special ops team hunting Osama bin Laden before Sunday's announcement from President Barack Obama that the U.S. had assassinated the Al Qaeda leader.

Blogs Creative Momentum

Do you write part time?  Do you write for just a few hours a day?  Are you writing a spec screenplay a few days a week or month? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative you may be losing more time (and creativity) than you think. Let me give you a few suggestions that will help you get a lot more writing done...

Headline News X-Men: First Class Script Credit Decision Appealed

Jamie Moss, a screenwriter on X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, has appealed the Writers Guild of America's decision to not give him screen credit on the upcoming summer tentpole, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Glee Star Sells Little Leftover Witch to Disney Channel

Chris Colfer (TV's GLEE) has inked a deal to develop a new Disney Channel series based on Florence Laughlin's children's book, THE LITTLE LEFTOVER WITCH, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

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