Justin Young: Music Connected To Story

By | October 5th, 2017|

Justin Young sounds utterly natural when he plays, as if his extraordinary saxophone talent never needed formal training. But those mellifluous lines of soulful notes come through years of study, training and commitment to his love of music, as well as a constant desire to move forward. Young grew up in a musical household just [...]

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Bob Glouberman: Flair For The Dramatic

By | July 28th, 2017|

Bob Glouberman left his corporate law practice on September 15, 1995 realizing that "L.A. Law" had lied to him about what it was like to be a lawyer. He began an acting career, much to the chagrin of his parents, who had put him through four years of college at Stanford University and three years of [...]

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Daniel Pyne: Painting Pictures With Words

By | June 29th, 2017|

I’ve never been comfortable with self promotion. I’m even uncomfortable writing in the first person. Maybe it’s a midwestern thing, maybe it’s just in my DNA. But this website? In my name? Run by me? Promoting my writing? I guess it’s always going to feel weird. My grandmother hammered into me the danger of getting [...]

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A True North Story® First: “Czar of Noir” Eddie Muller & Renee Patrick Revisited

By | March 2nd, 2017|

In light of an amazing slate of SIFF Noir City Seattle 2017 "heist" films, along with two amazing NEW releases to announce, Eddie Muller (The Czar of Noir) & Renee Patrick (aka author's Rosemarie & Vince Keenan) are back in studio with True North Story® to discuss all things cinema and beyond... Eddie Muller Film [...]

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Jen Grisanti: Living Out Story

By | November 9th, 2016|

Jen Grisanti is an critically acclaimed international guest speaker and story/career consultant at Jen Grisanti Consultancy, Inc. She is also a writing instructor for Writers on the Verge at NBC, a former studio executive, a blogger for The Huffington Post and author of Story Line: Finding Gold In Your Life Story, TV Writing Tool Kit: [...]

Barns Courtney: Finding Your Fire

By | June 22nd, 2016|

Barns Courtney was born in Ipswich, England. From the age of three, he lived in Seattle, and, returned to the UK for the start of high school.  After learning the guitar as a teen, Barns led a British indie band called SleeperCell and signed a music deal with Island Records out of high school. After [...]

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Richard Walter: Don’t Be Boring!

By | February 27th, 2016|

Called "the best screenwriting teacher in the business," Richard Walter is the Dept. Chair of Screenwriting at the prestigious UCLA School of Theatre, Film & Television and has been a member of the Writers Guild of America for over thirty years. He is a published novelist and author of the critically acclaimed, "Essentials of Screenwriting" [...]

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