Day: January 16, 2016

The Oscar Nominees Are……

January 16 / 16 I’m sure most of you know that the Academy Award nominees have already been announced. Here are the nominees…..   Best Picture The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max: Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight   Best Director Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant Lenny Abrahamson, Room Tom McCarthy, Spotlight   Best Actor Bryan Cranston, Trumbo Matt Damon, The Martian Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl   Best Actress Cate Blanchett, Carol Brie Larson, Room Jennifer Lawrence, Joy Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn   Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale, The Big Short Tom Hardy, The Revenant Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies Sylvester Stallone, Creed   Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight Rooney Mara, Carol Rachel McAdams, Spotlight Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs   Best Original Screenplay Bridge of Spies Ex Machina Inside Out Spotlight Straight Outta Compton   …

The Scene Weekend: The Memoir Writing Club

January 16 / 16  Hey! Found something for you present or future writers, courtesy of The Memoir Writing Club. Their aim is to turn your life experiences into page turning memoirs and autobiographical fiction best sellers….well that’s what they said. A writing retreat workshop is in the works….. THE MEMOIR WRITING CLUB WRITING RETREAT WORKSHOP (courtesy cred: The Memoir Writing Club website) ⇓ The Creative Writer’s Workshop: Master Classes Online 4-Week Fiction – starts Sun 21 Feb 2016 4-Week Memoir – Contact for Schedule with Book Writing Coach and Author Irene Graham Online Limited to 4 x Emerging /Advanced Writers In my Online Fiction and Memoir Master Classes I work with 4 x Emerging/Advanced Writers in a Workshopping capacity to support work-in-progress manuscripts. These dedicated LIVE Online Classes will provide pertinent feedback on your book.  You will also receive private tuition from me regarding the structure of your Novel or Memoir, together with tutoring on advanced language and writing voice skills. For full details and to apply get in touch with Irene now. There are not …