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2021 Fall Writers Group
Oct 30 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
October 30, 2021
10:00 AM PST – Pre Party
10:30 AM PST – 12:30 PM PST
Halloween Writers Group Virtual Brunch
Keynote Speaker: Valerie C. Woods, Co-Executive Producer/Writer: Queen Sugar, Touched By An Angel, Soul Food
Bring something delicious to drink and join us for Halloween Brunch as we connect with other WiM members in a virtual setting. Women in Media members who are already in groups, those who need to find a new group, and those who haven’t been placed yet are all encouraged to join us. Members may seek and offer inspiration, critique, and support on scripts, outlines, and treatments from other members in the Group. We will be making introductions, networking, and adding folks to existing groups or forming new ones. We will send the Zoom link before the event, so please RSVP ASAP.
Writers Group is a great way to meet your fellow WiM members and make connections and get your writing done! Lots of members are hiring each other based on the relationships forged in the groups. If you are new to Women In Media, this is an excellent way to meet fellow members and make new friends.
More About Our Speaker
Valerie C. Woods is a writer/producer in television and film and is also a publisher, editor, and author. Her most recent work (2020) was as Writer/Co-Executive Producer on Season 2 of the Netflix drama series Sweet Magnolias. She also worked in the same position for Season 4 (2018-2019) of the critically acclaimed television drama series Queen Sugar, airing on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Currently, she is in development through her MCV Productions banner on a limited series based on Wrapped in Rainbows – The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, the award-winning biography written by Valerie Boyd and A Cowboy to Remember, a romance novel in the Cowboys of California trilogy by Rebekah Weatherspoon.
As one of four instructors trained by acclaimed screenwriter author and teacher Syd Field, Valerie has served as Creative Director for Syd Field – The Art of Visual Storytelling platform. She also taught as Adjunct Faculty in the Stephens College Low-Residency MFA in TV and Screenwriting program (2016-2020). In Fall 2020, Valerie joined the University of Georgia as a Screenwriting Mentor in their Low-Residency MFA in Narrative Media Writing.
How To Participate
Participation in Writers Group is open only to WiM members, and is complimentary. You must have a Women In Media profile. We recommend updating it, as it will be shared with other members of the group, and you’ll want to put your best foot forward. To apply for membership: https://www.womennmedia.com/request-membership/
Note: As a condition of participation, members acknowledge that their involvement with a WiM Writers Group is completely voluntary, and Women in Media is not responsible for the management or operation of the Writers Groups. In accordance with copyright law, participants retain ownership of their work and assume all risk for any damage that may result from their involvement with a Group.
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