CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2017 Fellowship to theOffice

Looking for a writer’s sanctuary? A place where you can leave the distractions of life behind and just sit down in peace to put words on the page? That’s what we offer here at theOffice – a quiet, communal workspace on the westside of Los Angeles. We have a roster filled with A-list screenwriters, novelists […]

What Makes Writers Write?

Encouragement from a community of writers. Coffee. Holding ourselves accountable. Watching a habit form. An idea that we're really, really excited about. The impending deadline of incredible awards and fellowships. Getting really positive feedback from someone who's opinion we respect. Getting really negative feedback and writing just to prove that harsh criticism won't stop us. Being surrounded by … Continue reading What Makes Writers Write?

The War of Art

Here are some of the best quote's from Steven Pressfield's excellent book, The War of Art. “If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), "Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?" chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.” “Are you paralyzed … Continue reading The War of Art

Sites to Inspire & Spark Creativity

This dreamy instagram is like a love letter to the Pacific Northwest. It's by photographer, writer, artist, and incredible musician, Kiersten Holine. While we're at it, check out her music on Youtube. She's on another level. Speaking of love letters - next is Letters of Note. The site gathers fascinating letters, usually from iconic/famous/historical figures. The poetic tweets of … Continue reading Sites to Inspire & Spark Creativity