March 2012

ON NOT QUITTING: Guest Blog by Brad Torgersen

Brad Torgersen is one of my former students both at Writers of the Future and  Superstars Writing Seminars. I thought other aspiring writers would particularly enjoy this essay Brad wrote.  Brad will also be attending the upcoming Las Vegas Superstars Writing Seminar.

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If you’re an aspiring or established author who takes your career and the business seriously, our three-day Superstars Writing Seminar could take you to the next level.  After two successful Superstars Seminars in Pasadena and Salt Lake City, our next one will be held at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, April 30–May 2.

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Imagination loses a bright star: Ralph McQuarrie gone at age 82

He showed us a galaxy far, far away.  Ralph McQuarrie, legendary Star Wars concept artist passed away last night at age 82.  Ralph changed not only the Star Wars universe, but he changed ours with his incredible imaginative creations that have impacted our culture worldwide. Ralph designed Darth Vader, See Threepio, the Jawa Sandcrawlers on Tattooine, Cloud City on Bespin, and countless other images familiar to practically every person on planet Earth.

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