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Episode 181-Interview with David Gerrold

In which the WDC crew geeks out with joy at the presence of David Gerrold, writer of the silver screen and television, novels, short stories, and limericks – and teacher of writing to others. David talks to us about science fiction in the early days, the trend toward social justice awareness and addressing current problems in new ways. From Sleestacks and Tribbles to the strike lines of WGA and SAG-Aftra, David walks us through how Hollywood has changed, and where it needs to go so that everyone involved in the industry can live long and prosper. … Continue…Episode 181-Interview with David Gerrold

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Episode 179 – Interview with Dr. Marsha Gordon

Dr. Marsha Gordon wrote a biography of Ursula Parrot, the best-selling female author of the 1920-1930s. Her book, “Ex-Wife”, sold more than Faulkner and Fitzgerald put together when it came out. She wrote screenplays for Hollywood that catapulted women into stardom. But no one has heard of her. Come with us as Marsha delves into the world of being a professional woman of the age, of working in a man’s world, and what it meant to be successful and wealthy in her own time but still die penniless and alone. It’s a fascinating book of a fascinating woman, and we give her to you. … Continue…Episode 179 – Interview with Dr. Marsha Gordon

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Episode 160 – So how do you pitch that in Hollywood? – with Nate McCoy and Lynn Harrod

They say everyone living in California has written a screenplay. Now, that’s technically an utter lie, but the truth is many screenplays get written and sit in the back of people’s computers or desks because no one knows how to pitch them. What you need to do to find someone who wants to invest in your script and turn it into a movie. It’s not easy – but Nate McCoy and Lynn Harrod from Only Human Productions are here to share some tips with you. … Continue…Episode 160 – So how do you pitch that in Hollywood? – with Nate McCoy and Lynn Harrod

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Episode 152 – Wise Screenwriting with Stephen Wise

Stephen Wise is a screenwriter and creative services producer for a TV station. He co-wrote a Batman screenplay that got turned into an audio drama, and describes the adventures of dealing with big studios as well as offering screenwriting and characterization tips. His screenplays have won numerous awards or been finalists, semifinalists, quarterfinalists, etc. at film festivals. … Continue…Episode 152 – Wise Screenwriting with Stephen Wise