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Join WNBA/LA for our Pitch and Query Workshop on December 8th from 2:00 – 4pm.

You’ve written a book or a screenplay. Congratulations! Now what do you do? How do you set yourself up so that your book can make it on shelves or for that screenplay to make it to film?

Join us in this informative event instructed by literary manager Marilyn Atlas. You’ll learn how best to present yourself so that you can succeed.

Marilyn R. Atlas is a talent and literary manager and award-winning producer. Among her credits as film producer are “Real Women Have Curves” for HBO, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival; “A Certain Desire,” starring Sam Waterston; and “Echoes,” which won the Gold Award at the Texas International Film Festival. Learn more

Where: VEDC Women’s Business Center: 5121 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 300A, 91403 Sherman Oaks, CA.
Price: $50 for WNBA-LA members and $75 for non members.

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November: National Novel Writing Month

Also known as NaNoWriMo. WNBA-LA board members are holding weekly write-ins at local coffee shops and places all around the Los Angeles Area. Go to https://nanowrimo.org to register and find out more.
 


Our fantastic president, @dogooderbookgal was on @winewomenwords this week with @ezinatv talking about inclusivity and finding your tribe. Check it out…

 


Americans Celebrate Women

We are celebrating the newly released Women in the Literary Landscape produced by WNBA members. The book is now available on amazon.com

Mothers, sisters, daughters, and historical figures alike who fought, often into obscurity, for justice and equality. Women have risked their lives to secure the rights of children, workers, for our nation and fellow women.

Thanks to the work of progressive female writers, women earned some of the fundamental rights given to men and many began taking note of their talent instead of their gender.

Female writers have given us some of the greatest novels, short stories, poems, films and essays ever written. In centuries past, Female writers struggled to get their work noticed, so a few resorted to various forms of concealment. Some used male pen names, initials or remained anonymous so that their work wouldn’t be discounted because they were women.