Greg Iles: A Writer’s Conversation

By | March 16th, 2017|

Greg Iles was born in Germany in 1960, where his father ran the US Embassy Medical Clinic during the height of the Cold War. He spent his youth in Natchez, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. While attending Ole Miss, Greg lived in the cabin where William Faulkner and his brothers [...]

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Rebecca Jean Downey: The Middle Eye

By | January 11th, 2017|

Rebecca Jean Downey is an award-winning writer with a journalism degree from Indiana University. During Rebecca’s first job as a newspaper reporter in Indiana, she was assigned to cover law enforcement agencies and the courts. With tutoring from two county judges, Rebecca gained the respect of the law enforcement community, including the prosecutor’s office and [...]

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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: [...]

James Otto: Truth in Color

By | May 5th, 2016|

An original member of the Muzik Mafia (Musically Artistic Friends in Alliance), James Otto is a Grammy nominated country music singer and songwriter.   He's co-written songs for the Zac Brown Band,  Cowboy Troy, and for the Grammy nominated ACM and CMA award-winning ‘In Color,’ performed by Jamey Johnson.  In his True North Story®, James talks [...]

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Theresa Larson: Healing Invisible Wounds

By | April 1st, 2016|

Dr. Theresa Larson, DPT, served as a U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant in Iraq, became a professional athlete and yet - suffered from an eating disorder. Hear how this incredible woman defied all the odds and now lives to help others overcome "invisible wounds." Her new book, Warrior: True Strength Isn't Always What It Looks Like will be available [...]

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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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