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CMG encourages client writers to listen to professional podcasts on writing:


  • ScriptNotes with John August and Craig Mazin

  • BAFTA Guru

  • The Children of Tendu with Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Jose Molina

  • On The Page with Pilar Alessandra

  • Nerdist Writer’s Panel

  • In The Can with Ygal and Tom

  • The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith

  • Writing Excuses is a fiction writing podcast run by Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn, The Wheel of Time, and The Stormlight Archive), Dan Wells (I Am Not a Serial Killer), and Howard Tayler

  • Script Magazine podcasts

  • Storywise with Jen Grisanti.  No longer broadcasting but past episodes are available.

  • The Writing Show hosted by Paula Berinstein, this podcast is chock-full of information and inspiration for all kinds of writers – novelists, contract writers, copywriters, screenwriters, technical writers, and more!

  • The Dead Robots’ Society is a podcast/community that was started by Justin Macumber. The aim of the show is to offer advice and support for aspiring writers.

  • I Should Be Writing is an award-winning podcast about writing, hosted by the charming Mur Lafferty. The show’s central aim is to help and encourage aspiring writers to become better, even professional.

  • The Secrets with Michael A. Stackpole, the New York Times bestselling author. What kind of secrets does he talk about? It seems he gives you the nitty gritty details – the secrets – on how to succeed as a fiction writer.  No longer broadcasting but past episodes are available.

  • WOLFBLOOD writing process


CMG encourages client writers to attend conferences on screenwriting:


  • Austin Film Festival and Conference - October 29 - November 5, 2015, Austin, TX, USA

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference & Bookfair - April 8 - 11, 2015, Minneapolis, MN

  • Story Expo - September 11-13, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Screenwriters World Conference - Dates Not Announced, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Taos Summer Writers' Conference - July 12 - 19, 2015, Albuquerque, NM, USA

  • Screenwriting Research Network International Conference - September 10 -12, 2015, London, England, UK

  • Toronto Screenwriting Conference - April 11 & 12, 2015 , Toronto, CAN

  • 2015 Writers' Conference, July 31 - August 2, 2015, New York City, NY, USA


CMG encourages client writers to attend WGA events:



CMG encourages client writers to fully participate in screenwriting meetup groups:


  • Pasadena Area Screenwriting Group - Pasadena, CA, USA

  • Beyond Baroque Screenwriting Workshop - Venice, CA, USA

  • The Orange County Screenwriters Workshop - Huntington Beach, CA, USA

  • Ink Tank Screenwriters Meetup Group - Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Screenwriters Hangout - Santa Monica, CA, USA

  • Sunday Night Screenwriter's Group - Culver City, CA, USA

  • North Redondo Beach Would Be Screenwriters - Redondo Beach, CA, USA

  • The Scriptwriters Network - Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Write Club - Los Angeles, CA, USA


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