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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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Jul 16, 2015

Romance novelist and author of My Brother's Keeper Nina Day Gerard discusses print on demand, hiring a coaching company to help you self-publish, cover art and website design, looking like your genre, keeping costs down, investing in your career and creating raving fans.

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Jul 14, 2015

La Femme Film Festival Founder/Director Leslie LaPage discusses how to submit to the festival, opportunities for women in Hollywood, what festival judges look for in a submission, categories ion the festival and women becoming team players in the industry.

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Jul 13, 2015

La Femme Film Festival Founder/Director Leslie LaPage discusses being an international line producer, aquiring the rights to novels and adapting them to scripts, new trends in Television, pitching to networks and the power of the look book.

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Jul 9, 2015

In this episode the creator of the film “Fools Rush In” Doug Draizin talks about taking your writing to the next level, pitching your ideas and work in Hollywood, the importance of being a good collaborator and mentoring young writers.

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Jul 6, 2015

The creator and writer of Sleepless in Seattle, Jeff Arch came on the show and discussed the art of crafting dialogue to trigger behavior, the structure of romantic comedy and how to use it in a unique way, writing what you need to learn and how to keep yourself at the writer’s table after 40 years.

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Jul 2, 2015

What does it take to write a one woman show?  Is dialogue more important than behavior?  In this episode actor/writer Ellen Gerstein answers these questions and discusses writing a script for the everyday hero.  We also talked about writing heartfelt comedy to reach an audience in a profound and entertaining way as well as when to listen to and when to ignore critique.

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Jun 29, 2015

Script-writer for Barney Miller, Dallas, In the Heat of the Night and many, many others Bill Taub discusses creating strong character traits, specific exercises for developing your scripts, surprising yourself with your own writing, creating a web series and his book Automatic Pilot (writing a TV pilot has never been so easy).  

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Jun 25, 2015

Should you self-publish or go the traditional route? How does E-publishing work and how much money can you make?  Is it necessary to create an audio version of your new book?  In this episode author Christiana Miller and Voice Over artist Dan Warren answer these very prevalent questions and many more.

 

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Jun 22, 2015

Hollywood is changing and so the way writers and film-makers access the industry must change as well.  Enter the short form web series and crowdfunding, two essential parts of a hopeful writer/director/producer’s arsenal.  In this episode the creators of the hilarious web series “Herman the Monkey” come on to discuss collaborating and story arc as well as the pressure of setting up their indiegogo campaign.  It’s a very fun and informative show.  My guests are Director Shant Hamassian, Producer/Actor/Contributing Writer Adam Lesar and Creator/Writer/Actor Scott Javore.

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Jun 18, 2015

Leslie Ann Moore is the VP of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society and has discovered a very unique way to sell her books in person.  In this episode she reveals her secret techniques for working events, talks about GLAWS and the value of mentoring and networking and discusses creating characters that are real to your readers.

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Jun 16, 2015

Author, screenplay writer and script doctor tells his compelling true life story of his time in Las Vegas working in the middle of a casino scam for a NJ mob family.  In this episode Jon gives us the backstory of the book/screenplay for “The Boss Always Sits in the Back”.  He also talks about his success as a Hollywood script doctor and gives fantastic advice on how to successfully sell a self-published book. 

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Jun 15, 2015

Author, screenplay writer and script doctor tells his compelling true life story of his time in Las Vegas working in the middle of a casino scam for a NJ mob family.  In this episode Jon gives us the backstory of the book/screenplay for “The Boss Always Sits in the Back”.  He also talks about his success as a Hollywood script doctor and gives fantastic advice on how to successfully sell a self-published book. 

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Jun 11, 2015

Science Fiction writer Steven Barnes reveals the path to becoming a master writer and creating the career you want.   In this episode Steven talks about defining success in your life, the value of daily rituals and doing the work, the machine behind writing, the structure of unconscious competence and the hero’s journey.

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Jun 8, 2015

Science Fiction writer Steven Barnes reveals the path to becoming a master writer and creating the career you want.    In this episode Steven talks about defining success in your life, the value of daily rituals and doing the work, the machine behind writing, the structure of unconscious competence and the hero’s journey.

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Jun 4, 2015

Frank Wiegers & Judith Claire are authors of the book “Top Gun Love” a self published how to book written from a man’s perspective and filled with research based on science about creating the relationship you’ve always wanted.  In this episode we discuss tips from their book coach, pursuing multiple markets, creating a reliable & unique identity, search engine optimization, effective social media marketing and the value of creating a team.

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Jun 1, 2015

Writer and owner of her own production company Kelli Crawford talks about self-aware writing, the language of film-making, knowing when to ignore the rules of writing, collaborating and the psychology of a character.

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May 28, 2015

Eric Dean Seaton is the creator of a series of graphic novels called the Legend of Mantamagi.  In this episode we talked about creating your own world, adhering to the rules of your new world, the psychology of your hero and villain, doing your research, working with an artist and finding a unique voice for each character.

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May 26, 2015

Alma is an authentic singer/songwriter in Los Angeles.  She performs and writes with a Ukulele and on this episode discusses the rhythm of words, developing a strong hook, avoiding cliche, finding subject matter for songs, writing for a specific genre and finding your own voice. 

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May 21, 2015

Creator, Co-writer and Producer of major motion picture Beeetlejuice Larry Wilson talks about the discipline it takes to get through writer’s block, setting up a story, teaching screenwriting, letting the characters lead the story and raising money through crowdfunding.

For more about Larry's newest project go to: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/933708538/cindy 

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May 18, 2015

Creator, Co-writer and Producer of major motion picture Beeetlejuice Larry Wilson talks about  creating unique characters, working on major studio films, taking show notes, re-writing on the set, collaboration and making the decision to pursue Do-It-Yourself filmmaking with his new project Cindy.

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May 14, 2015

James Kicklighter is a 26 year old award winning director with an impressive career already behind him.  In this show, he gave some insight into how he achieved his success at such a young age.  James and Phil also discussed character development, character arc, writing to a theme and directing with a writer’s perspective.

 

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May 11, 2015

Founder of the popular writing lab Deadline Junkies, Adam Strange talks about creating a career as a writer, working with deadlines and the nature of writing as an art form.  Adam and Phil also delve deeply into how the TV/film industry is changing and how a writer can stay current and capitalize.

 

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May 7, 2015

TJ Chambers is a TV series comedy writer and stand-up comedian in Los Angeles California.  In this episode TJ talks about the transition from stand up to being a television staff comedy writer, collaborating in the writer’s room and editing to make every single word count.

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May 4, 2015

Deborah Gilels is a media consultant in Los Angeles.  For the past 10 years she’s run a successful business named La Media Consultants, LLC helping writers, filmmakers, and actors to reach their goals in the entertainment industry in the area of public relations, marketing and project development.  In this episode Deborah provided insider secrets to how writers can get on staff, get their personal scripts to the real players and give their work the best shot at being made in the very competitive environment of Hollywood.

 

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Apr 28, 2015

Hot pregnant mom videos were comedy writer Kerri-Anne Lavin way into a writing career.  In this episode we talk about how to create the writing career you want using grassroots methods, comedy writing for NBC, Spec Scripts and overcoming the fear of going after what you want and working free-lance.

 

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