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seated at the writers table podcast

“Seated At The Writer’s Table” is meant for anybody who geeks out over writing. If you find yourself over-analyzing a plot-line or discussing the details of a character’s dialogue than this show is for you. If you debate over who’s a better rock lyricist, Neil Peart or Pete Townshend, than this show is for you. If you’ve read and debated the finer points of the Lord of the Rings more than once, than this show is for you. Host Phil Giangrande interviews writers of all genres, as well as industry professionals such as literary agents, publishers and script doctors. For those who are interested in professional content writing for businesses, Phil will be speaking with experts in that field as well to uncover powerful marketing techniques that writers can use to immediately increase sales. Take Your Seat at the Writer's Table.
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Sep 29, 2015

Authentically connecting with an audience is the key to powerful writing. In this episode, political speechwriter Roger Wolfson talks about how he went from writing for Senators John Kerry, Ted Kennedy, Paul Weston & Joe Lieberman to writing and selling scripts in Hollywood. Roger has written for “Saving Grace”, “Fairly Legal”, “The Closer”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and many more.  He gives great advice on reading and analyzing scripts, writing themes and emotional through lines, creating conflict in scenes, pacing, the challenge of dialogue and techniques to find a voice.

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Sep 24, 2015

A hero thrust into a place where everything he knows is wrong, will create a tense and unique set of challenges.  In this episode, the writer for the 13th Warrior and Black Rain Warren Lewis discusses writing a Muslim hero, adapting a novel for the screen, researching cultures, writing the unwilling hero and their discovery of personal strength and the role of a writer on set and during re-writes.

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Sep 21, 2015

Writer/Director/Producer Serena Dykman works with her cast to create a backstory for her characters that everyone understands and will facilitate the most believable perfoirmances.  In this episode, we talk about her very unique process for re-writing, creating a flawed protagonist that the audience can relate to and writing dialogue based on real experiences.

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Sep 14, 2015

How do you produce an award winning film with limited funding?  Actor/Producer Zuher Khan at age 18 was given money for a car and instead invested it in his first film.  In this episode Zuher talks about how he took an idea, had a script written, put together a cast & crew, filmed with permits on the streets of Manhattan, attached the film to well know and experienced co-producers, aquired distribution and won awards in film festivals.  This is a great show for young film-makers.

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Sep 8, 2015

Taking responsibility for yourself and your actions in your writing is crucial to gaining the trust of your readers.  In this episode, author of “Marrying George Clooney”, playwright and scriptwriter Amy Ferris talks about marketing a memoir, the power of a good title, writing about personal tragedy, depression and suicide, having your radar up and working constantly looking for ideas and dialogue, distributing on Createspace and working with a great publisher. 

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Sep 3, 2015

How do you gain access to Hollywood producers and directors as a writer?   There’s a resource online called virtualpitchfest.com that has a solution.  In this episode the owner of virtualpitchfest.com David Kohner Zuckerman provides details on the best way to use the site to pitch your scripts and other fantastic tips like how to write a powerful query letter and the most important things to include in the first page of your script. 

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