Bernard Selling

The well-known teacher and author, Bernard Selling, has joined .  Bernard’s first book Writing from Within is used by thousands of Life-Style Writing Groups across the US, and many foreign countries. Bernard followed his success with Writing from Within, with a sequel Writing from Deeper Within.  Both books are available from  Bernard’s books … Continue reading Bernard Selling

Valentine’s Day Potluck

Valentine’s Day Pot Luck Brunch for Writers: The Writing Group of Woodland Hills, CA, plus some members of California Writers Club – San Fernando Valley Chapter. The famous Life Style writing coach, Bernard Selling, center in the visor, spoke about adding “Internal Thoughts and Feelings” to improve any story, for which he received a prize. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Potluck

The Process of Becoming a Writer: Getting Started

Over the course of many years, potential writers have contacted me, often expressing a wish to become a writer but something has stood in the way. Often this ‘something’ is fear—a fear takes many forms. It may be a sense that the writer doesn’t have the ‘gift’ of self-expression. Sometimes it is a fear that … Continue reading The Process of Becoming a Writer: Getting Started

Writing, from the Art of Seeing

Chapter 9  by  Bernard Selling The writing of a motion picture screenplay is both a subtle art form and a maddening craft. By their very nature, screenplays are incomplete, in the same way that plays are incomplete: they provide only the text with which the actors and director must work. Creating a sub-text that breathes … Continue reading Writing, from the Art of Seeing

Dale Crum

Worked 40 years for Boeing all over the country as an Outside Supplier Representative correcting problems and inspecting hardware. Was Area Governor of Toastmasters International in Seattle, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and Boston. Tutored Ed Shine of Buffalo who later won the 1958 Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Pittsburg, PA. Represented Boeing doing PR for the … Continue reading Dale Crum

The First Month Results

August ended our first month of What a month it was for submissions: 9    Short Stories 2     Poems 2     Book Chapters 4     Blog Entries We are now also on Facebook and Twitter. I encourage readers to submit your Critiques on the above works! This web site   is FREE and available to … Continue reading The First Month Results