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Pencils&Lipstick podcast

Dec 26, 2022

They say to delete your darlings, but how do you know what is a darling? How can you decided which scenes to keep and which scenes to delete?

In this show we'll go through simpel ways to look at the scene and decide is it's a keeper or it needs to be tossed. You can get the worksheet here.

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Dec 17, 2022

Rachael Biggs is an author, screenwriter, copywriter and journalist. She studied creative writing at UBC, UCLA, and with masters of the craft Syd Field and Robert McKee. In 2016 she earned a screenwriting diploma from Vancouver Film School with a focus on television. 

Her memoir Yearning for Nothings and Nobodies...

Dec 12, 2022

I'm happy to have Denise Baden back on the show this week to talk about all the projects she had going on, namely writing fiction for the COP27 summit in Egypt! Denise came on a year ago to talk about her novel, Habitat Man, which offered some gentle solutions that the average person could implement in regards to...

Dec 5, 2022

Sally Stevens is a singer/lyricist/choral director who has worked in film, television, concert, commercials and sound recording in Hollywood since 1960. She sings the main titles for The Simpsons and Family Guy and her voice can be heard on hundreds of film and television scores.  She has put together choirs for John...

Nov 28, 2022

We all get it sometimes. That feeling that there's no reason to keep writing. Today I talk about my experience with writer's despair and giv eyou 5 ways to fight it and keep going.

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