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Coastal Dunes (Hybrid): Screenwriting
September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
We have switched to an RSVP system for our Zoom meetings. If you’re NOT currently a member of Coastal Dunes CWC, and you’d like to attend our next meeting via Zoom, use our Contact Form to request the Zoom link (put “Zoom link” in the Subject line.)
Our next meeting is Saturday, September 10, 2022, in person at the Nipomo Library and via Zoom, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
Speakers: Writers Baker-Willey
Terry Willey has worked for over 30 years as a therapist, supervisor, and trainer. Carol Baker-Willey has worked as an administrative assistant, craft services, and minion.
They have been members of the California Writers Club for over 30 years, first with Writers of Kern and now with Coastal Dunes CWC.
As a team, they have written one-act plays, full-length plays, screenplays, teleplays, short stories, and novels. Their interactive murder mysteries, one-act, and full-length plays have been produced on stage at various venues in Bakersfield.
Their fantasy short story Sir Michael of Baker-Willey won second place in the Ridge Writers East Sierra Branch of CWC’s Pen to Screen contest.
Their teleplay “Seinfeld: Good Vibrations” placed among the top 30 of over 1,000 submissions for the Walt Disney Pictures & Television Fellowship Program for 1996-97 (television division). The script ranked 53rd Place in the Television/Movie Script category of the 1996 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition.
“Seinfeld: Good Vibrations” won first prize in the 1997 California Writers’ Club screenwriting competition. This script was a quarter-finalist in the 1997 Writers Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition.
Their feature spec script “Johnny Tutorial” was a semi-finalist in the 1997 America’s Best screenplay division and a quarter-finalist in the 1997 Writer’s Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition. The script was also awarded an Honorable Mention in the Quantum Quest 1997 Screenplay Competition.
Their work has appeared in Coastal Dunes CWC Anthologies “Across a Distant Shore,” “Shifting Sands,” and “Turning Tides”; and in Writers of Kern “Anthology 2001” and “Anthology II.”
Terry’s short story, The Drop, won “Scary Stories, Adults” at the Solvang Library’s 2020 Ghost Story Challenge, and won first place in the Coastal Dunes’ 2020 “Fears and Phobias” contest.
Carol’s short story, Sog Hill, won second place in the 2020 “Fears and Phobias” contest. Her short story, I’m The Only One Still Awake, won third place in the 2021 “Fears and Phobias” contest.
Come join us to hear more from Terry and Carol about their screenwriting adventures.
Our in-person monthly meetings are admission free and held at the:
Nipomo Library, Community Room, 918 West Tefft Street, Nipomo, CA
Directions: From 101 northbound or southbound, take the Tefft street exit.
Proceed west for .9 mile. At Orchard, turn right into library parking lot.
Date/times: Saturday mornings (the first Saturday of each month unless a holiday weekend)
10:00 AM- 10:30 Check-in and Networking
10:30-10:45 CWC Announcements
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM: Featured Presentation
12:15 – 12:45: Q&A, Book Signing if applicable
Refreshments provided; admission is free.