novels

TV Writer Podcast 071 – Vivi Anna / Tawny Stokes

What are your excuses for not writing? This week we meet Vivi Anna / Tawny Stokes, a successful novelist and screenwriter, who writes and publishes mountains of material while being a single mom and homeschooling her teenage daughter! Vivi Anna is an award-winning Canadian multi-published author in paranormal romance, urban fantasy,...

TV Writer Podcast 070 – Angela Ackerman (The Emotion Thesaurus)

Whether you’re a feature or TV writer, actor, or novelist, The Emotion Thesaurus is an indispensable tool for your arsenal. Find out why, in this week’s insightful interview with co-author Angela Ackerman! Angela Ackerman lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband and two teen boys. A lover of mystery and mythology,...

Ask the Expert: Writing Screenplays vs Books

Question: “What are the main differences/similarities between writing a screenplay and a book?” Answer: Having spent 20 years writing plays, TV pilots, that old thing now similar in popularity to the LP called a Movie of the Week (we used to call them MOWs), and then 15 years of writing screenplays,...