“Finding Atlantis” Click on: I MUST BE OFF — LIVE SEPT 21

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Top Eighteen and Dates of Publication

David and the Girl by Cari Oleskewicz — August 15

Muerte! Muerte! by Benjamin Woollard — August 17

The Chase by Moira Ashley — August 19

The Seven Headless Dwarfs by Matthew Wolfe — August 22

The Fairies of Faerie Glen by Michele Ivy Davis — August 24

Wild Encounter by Graham Mercer — August 26

A Thousand Cranes by Mandy Huggins — August 29

A Day Out on the Death Railway by Toni Marie Ford — August 31

Good Times Roll by Maggie Downs — September 2

The Great Out-There by Jonny Blostone — September 5

Unaccompanied Baggage by John Philipp — September 7

A Glimpse of the Future Coming from the Past by Paula Veselovschi — September 9

The Heart of What Matters by Elizabeth Eidlitz — September 12

Vladi’s Castle by Nathaniel Morris — September 14

A Very Cuban Lesson in Kindness by Ruth Colmer — September 16

A Kiss of Oranges and Myrtle on Crete by Mihaela Lica Butler — September 19

Finding Atlantis by Hal Ackerman — September 21

This is Jalala by Nadia Elkadris — September 23

Screenwriting: The Art of the First Draft with Hal Ackerman

I have a video SCREENWRITING class up on CREATIVE LIVE.

Check it out! Screenwriting: The Art of the First Draft with Hal Ackerman

The most overwhelming, yet critical step for the screenwriter is the first draft. Staring at a blank sheet of paper can induce “writers block” faster than any other challenge facing a screenwriter. Screenwriting: The Art of the First Draft will equip you with a roadmap for tackling your initial draft and guide you to the next steps on the scriptwriting journey. In this class, Hal Ackerman will teach you how to jumpstart the writing process and complete a written first draft of your screenplay. You’ll learn how to: Organize your ideas into scenes and acts Approach character development and dialogue Take next steps after the first draft is complete Hal has been teaching screenwriting to students at UCLA since 1985. He has sold material to all the broadcast networks and authored well-known books on the art of screenplay writing and selling In this class, he’ll offer actionable insights on developing your concepts and turning your ideas into a compelling and complete script.Screenwriting: The Art of the First Draft is your opportunity to learn how to conquer one of screenwriting’s greatest challenges and get your ideas developed and down on paper. Check out our complete collection of filmmaking classes here.

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Orvieto Retreat – PageCraft


Orvieto Retreat:

Sunday September 4 – Saturday September 17, 2016

Location: Istituto San Lodovico, Orvieto (TN), Italy
Leader: Hal Ackerman
Official Event Page

Develop a new idea, or figure out why that old one isn’t quite working. Our workshop-style classes, practical lessons, and one-to-one consultations will help you get your feature or television script ready for agents and studios.

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