Did you ever wonder, “Why haven’t I been hired?” After applying for countless jobs, you waited…and waited…but no response? Maybe you even landed an interview but didn’t get the job offer. Why? According SHRM Human Resource experts, candidates are often … Continue reading →
You have attended a networking event and met valuable contacts. Now what? It is important to follow up and develop your professional relationships. Always follow-up within 1 or 2 business days Connect on LINKED-IN and social media Follow up with … Continue reading →
Make Your Mark! With thoughtful preparation and research, you are sure to make any networking event a huge success. Here are tips to maximize networking opportunities: BEFORE THE EVENT Prepare: Identify your goal for this event Update all aspects of your social media Update/print … Continue reading →
Andy Weir’s science fiction thriller,The Martian, tells a pulse-pounding, page-turning story, grounded in scientific research and smart information seamlessly woven into an entertaining tale. Weir tells how he did it and offers some advice.
Andy Weir: “Thanks to our modern era, facts are incredibly easy to come by. A few web searches for your subject matter and you have all the information you could dream of…
So that makes researching a novel easy, right? No. Not really. As I learned while working on The Martian. The first problem you run into is…”
Are you an aspiring video game writer? Check out this WRITERS GUILD podcast episode “Words Into Pixels: Video Game Writing” recorded at the WGF event in Los Angeles.
Moderated by: Neil Druckmann (THE LAST OF US, UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF’S END). Guest panel includes: TJ Fixman (RATCHET & CLANK series), Marianne Krawczyk (GOD OF WAR series) and Tom Bissell (GEARS OF WAR: JUDGMENT). Listen for their insightful and very funny stories on:
The challenges and constraints of writing video game scripts.
The most annoying parts of the job.
What skills are important if you want to write for games.
Writing Center Workshop: APA Style Friday, August 28 – 2pm Eastern
What is on your resume? Is APA style listed in your writing skills?
The Writing Center will host an APA style workshop on Friday, August 28th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. This online training will introduce students to the basics of citing sources in APA style. We’ll cover APA formatting and citation rules from the 6th edition of the APA manual. This workshop will be archived for those who cannot attend.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the training. For more info on The Writer Center and future workshops, visit: https://orgsync.com/50931/news_posts
SCREENPLAY, TELEPLAY, & DIGITAL SERIES COMPETITIONS AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL – The Writers Festival Submission DEADLINE: May 20 Judges: Writers Guild of America, East will provide a panel of established industry writers to judge the winner of the Drama category, Enderby … Continue reading →