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The Place Beyond the Pines-Review

Written By: Jenn-Anne Gledhill Before watching “The Place Beyond the Pines,” I saw the trailer for the Ron Howard film, “Rush.” And in it, I was shown all the major plot points all the way up to the fourth act. It baffles me when trailers do that. When I know what’s coming, I’m all antsy-bored until I get past “been [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25+00:00 April 29th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Place Beyond the Pines-Review

Blast from the Past

Favorites Written By: John Rosenberg – Originally Published FEB• 13•12 The other day some friends and I were comparing favorite movie lists, something that can range up to a hundred, considering all the excellent films that have been made over the decades of this still young art form. The Writer’s Guild has its list of 101 best screenplays and the [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:11+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Prompt your writing...  on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Liar, liar, pants on fire, hanging on a telephone wire! Write a poem about yourself in which absolutely nothing is the truth. ___________________________ FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about a family picnic. Where is it? Who is there? Get creative [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25+00:00 April 20th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

Triage in the Editing Room Written By: John Rosenberg – Originally Published MAR• 19•12 The other day I was asked to speak at the Los Angeles Post Production Group, an organization of dedicated production and post-production professionals run by two Wendy and Woody Woodhall. The topic was “Triage in the Editing Room.” I had a list of basic emergency procedures [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:11+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Write a poem about your shadow.  Webster’s defines it as “partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body.” How does your shadow change [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:11+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Behind the Story-Wendy C. Ortiz

Written By: Ashley Reynolds Wendy C. Ortiz was recently published in The Coachella Review for her story “Listen.” “Listen” is a non-fiction piece about how music influenced her life as a young girl. Wendy is a marriage and family therapist intern in Los Angeles. Her other publications include The New York Times' Modern Love column, Specter: A Brooklyn-based Art Journal, and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Behind the Story-Wendy C. Ortiz

Blast from the Past

The State of the Short Story: A Quick Chat with Josh Rolnick Written By: Cynthia Romanowski – Originally Published JAN• 18•12 I have mixed feeling about going to readings. Every month it seems like there are at least 2-3 readings around Los Angeles that I hear about. Though I dutifully mark my calendar and most times fully intend to attend [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25+00:00 April 7th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Well, write already… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Generate a list of 7 random nouns and then write at least two words that rhyme with them (or slant rhyme) – the more random and unrelated the better.  Use these words to create couplets and make sense of them in [...]

By | 2014-04-02T20:31:12+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

Redd’s Writing Kit Written By: Redd Williams – Originally published JAN• 05•12 Nameless Characters “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” (William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, 2.2). If you are stuck on naming a character in your short story, or novel, try this: Don’t Name Them. In fact, throwout [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:26+00:00 April 1st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past