Remember that book CMA wrote, edited, published, AND partied over? Well not only can you buy the whole thing at Amazon: you can check out Part 2 of our Q&A with the 19 people who wrote it. In case you're still not sure how a book with that many authors gets written in the first place (Part 1 of … Continue reading CMA is Publishing a Book! Meeting the Authors (Part 2)
Remember that book CMA started writing (and editing) a year ago that we kept promising to update you on? IT'S PUBLISHED! YES, REALLY! WE'RE EXCITED, TOO! Check out the trailer! Shot by our crack trailer team! Want more? Here's our Amazon blurb (written by our crack marketing team!): In 1913 Daisy Van Wyck receives a birthday gift … Continue reading CMA Published a Book!
Remember that book CMA started writing (and editing) a year ago that we kept promising to update you on? Well, it's almost here! For starters, we have a cover (thanks to that contest you entered)! And a title! Here it is: We're changing "Diary" to "Journal" but still! Cover! Title! Better still, we have input from the writers themselves. … Continue reading CMA is Publishing a Book! Wrapping up the Writers Group and Meeting the Authors (Part 1)
When you pitch a show, you hope that the person you're pitching to will not only love your idea, but help you nurture it. After all, you're not just looking for a creative outlet: you're looking for someone who can and will help guide the success of your property. Give you personal feedback on it. … Continue reading CMA Event Recap: An Evening with batteryPOP
Whether your idea of a perfect summer activity involves chilling at the beach, riding every roller coaster in the tristate area, or just curling up with a good book, I bet there’s one thing you’d never consider doing. Writing a book with 20 other people. And I double bet you’d run screaming from editing it. … Continue reading Inside the Trenches: Editing the CMA Writers Group Book
By Kristen McGregor CMA Writers Group Coordinator Tonight was my first night as the new Writers Group Coordinator for the CMA, and it was so lovely to see so many enthusiastic writers at the table ready to collaborate on ideas. We met the amazing and talented author Elisa Ludwig who shared with the group all … Continue reading A Different Route – Self-Publishing and the CMA Writers Group “Publish YoSelf” Project
This month's member spotlight features Kristen McGregor and Jennifer Treuting, who recently started their own production company. Having met through a fellow CMA member, they're a true blue CMA success story, and they've been kind enough to share the details behind that setup as well as what's new with Squirrel Friends Productions and their thoughts … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Kristen McGregor & Jennifer Treuting