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Writers Group Therapy

By Tom Loveman & Rachanee Lumayno

Writers Group Therapy is a podcast by writers for writers. Follow on Twitter and Instagram @wgtherapy and visit the website at http://www.writersgrouptherapy.com.We cover topics familiar to all writers. We don’t claim to be experts, but we want to share our experiences and hope you’ll share yours so we can all learn from each other.Rachanee Lumayno and Tom Loveman, the hosts of Writers Group Therapy, also co-lead The Writers Block, a writers group in North Hollywood, CA.Rachanee is an actress, writer, and producer who specializes in comedy. Her two comedic shorts, Game Night and Spouse Switch, have appeared in several Los Angeles film festivals. The horror short "Synesthesia," which she produced, has been selected by 35 film festivals worldwide. Rachanee is also the founder and co-leader of the Writers Block, a writers’ support community. (Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rachaneelumayno).Tom had been producing award-winning shorts since 2003. Tom writes TV pilots, feature films and shorts. His award-winning short films "Synesthesia," a horror short, and his sci-fi web series pilot, "Reclamation" have played around the world, including SDCC and are now streaming on Amazon Prime. (Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tom_loveman)

  1. 1.
    Session 120 - Interview with Libby Ward - Award-Winning Comedy Writer & Author of “Luchadoremice"10/20/2020
    25:36
  2. 2.
    Session 119 - Interview with Julia Irzyk, Head Agent & Owner - The Library Agency10/06/2020
    29:17
  3. 3.
    Session 118 - Interview with Robin Who of the Frantastic Stories podcast - Practical podcasting advice09/22/2020
    35:53
  4. 4.
    Session 117 - Interview with Actor/Writer/Producer Susan Gallagher09/01/2020
    21:22
  5. 5.
    Session 116 - Interview with "Power Project" screenwriter Mattson Tomlin - 2020 WGA MBA - Mulin on Disney+ - Back on Set with Covid08/18/2020
    41:21
  6. 6.
    Session 115 - Contained Scripts07/14/2020
    26:56
  7. 7.
    Session 114 - Playstation Emerging Filmmaker Program Finalist Roundtable06/16/2020
    41:22
  8. 8.
    Session 113 - Franchise Fatigue - When is enough, enough05/27/2020
    18:40
  1. 9.
    Session 112 - Sci-Fi Author John Scalzi - WGA Claims Dismissed - Steven Soderberg Leads DGA Covid Committee - AMC vs NBCU05/05/2020
    41:22
  2. 10.
    Session 111 - Screenwriter and Blogger Jaime Jessup - WGA News - Hollywood Logjam - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - HITRECORD - SXSW04/28/2020
    43:56
  3. 11.
    Session 110 - Literary Agent Joseph Fronk - Quibi - Masterclass with Aaron Sorkin - How production can safely restart04/21/2020
    42:18
  4. 12.
    Session 109 - WGT Live - Author/Documentarian/Producer Steven Smith - Living and Working in Hollywood in Covid-19 times04/01/2020
    36:12
  5. 13.
    Session 108 - WGT Live - Hollywood working virtually - Covid 19 vs Hollywood - WGA says no strike in May - Paradigm signs WGA agreement03/25/2020
    26:24
  6. 14.
    Session 107 - Expat Comedy Podcast - WGA - Covid 19 vs Hollywood - More Pilot Season03/17/2020
    29:55
  7. 15.
    Session 106 - Sam Gasch from Ideal Remake podcast - Oscars - Mini-Slug line - WGA and Studios and more02/18/2020
    40:43
  8. 16.
    Session 105 - Awards Season - Oscar and WGA Nominees - Pilot Season - Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker01/21/2020
    33:30
  9. 17.
    Session 104 - COPPA - Should you make a Narrative Podcast - PayUpHollywood - Holiday Networking12/17/2019
    32:24
  10. 18.
    Session 103 - Daybreak Writer EP Aron Eli Coleite - More Streamers - Festival Fiascos - WGA vs Studios - Fellowship Deadlines - Masterclass11/19/2019
    45:37
  11. 19.
    Session 102 - RIP Original Specs - MoviePass Dead? - Early Oscar Contenders - TikTok and Will Smith10/22/2019
    34:04
  12. 20.
    Session 101 - Writer Grant Moran & Kepyr.org - WGA v. ATA update - How to ask for what you want - Creator's Society09/17/2019
    36:52
  13. 21.
    Session 100 - Where We've Been & Where We're Going08/20/2019
    11:53
  14. 22.
    Session 99 - Plan P Live Executive Producer Bill Watson08/13/2019
    10:48
  15. 23.
    Session 98 - How to Say No to Projects08/06/2019
    11:21
  16. 24.
    Session 97 - Should You Hire a Writing or Career Coach?07/30/2019
    13:12
  17. 25.
    Session 96 - 2019 Pilot Season Analysis07/23/2019
    12:38
  18. 26.
    Session 95 - Interview with Screenwriter and Therapist Carolyn Martin07/16/2019
    14:01
  19. 27.
    Session 94 - When to Throw in the Towel07/09/2019
    13:00
  20. 28.
    Session 93 - Should you write a reboot?07/02/2019
    12:50
  21. 29.
    Session 92 - Interview with Mike Blum, Chief Creative Officer at Pipsqueak Animation06/26/2019
    18:42
  22. 30.
    Session 91 - Best Summer Ever!06/18/2019
    11:01
  23. 31.
    Session 90 - Rachanee and Tom Go Back to School with Masterclass06/11/2019
    12:02
  24. 32.
    Session 89 - Writing Hard Scenes06/04/2019
    13:40
  25. 33.
    Session 88 - Homage or Ripoff?05/28/2019
    14:44
  26. 34.
    Session 87 - Jump the Shark05/21/2019
    13:18
  27. 35.
    Session 86 - Interview with Steven Smith - Documentarian and Author05/14/2019
    17:05
  28. 36.
    Session 85 - What's Your Writer's Story?05/07/2019
    11:31
  29. 37.
    Session 84 - Interview with Deck the Halls Podcast Writer Ashley Quach04/30/2019
    16:50
  30. 38.
    Session 83 - What's Happening In Hollywood?04/23/2019
    24:29
  31. 39.
    Session 82 - Tom's Adventures in Wonder Con04/16/2019
    13:18
  32. 40.
    Session 81 - Writing in a (Genre) Rut04/09/2019
    11:29
  33. 41.
    Session 80 - Surviving Hollywood04/02/2019
    11:50
  34. 42.
    Session 79 - Is it a Sequel, a Remake, or a Rehash?03/26/2019
    11:36
  35. 43.
    Session 78 – How to be a Relationship Pro03/19/2019
    10:15
  36. 44.
    Session 77 - Best Practices in Fair Use03/12/2019
    12:29
  37. 45.
    Session 76 - Interview with Gustavo Sampaio, Founder and Director of the NoHo Cinefest03/05/2019
    13:45
  38. 46.
    Session 75 - Works for Hire: Controlling Your Creations02/26/2019
    12:06
  39. 47.
    Session 74 - IMDB for Writers with Kari Nissena02/19/2019
    18:35
  40. 48.
    Session 73 - Blockbuster Battle - Bird Box vs. A Quiet Place02/12/2019
    14:58
  41. 49.
    Session 72 - Interview with Writer/Producer Steve Spalding02/05/2019
    16:56
  42. 50.
    Session 71 - When is Your Script Finished?01/29/2019
    11:11
  43. 51.
    Session 70 - Interview with Writer/Producer/Director Stephen Kogon01/22/2019
    12:36
  44. 52.
    Session 69 - Notes Etiquette01/15/2019
    13:53
  45. 53.
    Session 68 - Newbie Guide to Screenwriting01/08/2019
    13:43
  46. 54.
    Session 67 - Handling Rejection12/18/2018
    10:48
  47. 55.
    Session 66 - The Moral Of The Story12/11/2018
    11:09
  48. 56.
    Session 65 - Interview with Michael Coulombe Writer and Script Supervisor12/04/2018
    15:41
  49. 57.
    Session 64 - What We're Watching - Podcasts and YouTube for Writers11/27/2018
    11:03
  50. 58.
    Session 63 - Retroactive Continuity (RetCon)11/20/2018
    10:50
  51. 59.
    Session 62 - Interview with Animation Writer Steven Darancette11/13/2018
    17:24
  52. 60.
    Session 61 - Best Advice: Breaking In11/05/2018
    10:19
  53. 61.
    Session 60 - Transplants Web Series Team Interview10/30/2018
    15:55
  54. 62.
    Session 59 - In Other News10/23/2018
    16:44
  55. 63.
    Session 58 - World Building10/16/2018
    10:24
  56. 64.
    Session 57 - Subscription Services10/09/2018
    13:10
  57. 65.
    Session 56 - Film Festival Strategies10/02/2018
    11:59
  58. 66.
    Session 55 - Back to School09/25/2018
    10:22
  59. 67.
    Session 54 - Interview with Writer/Producer/DP Travis Joe Dixon09/18/2018
    13:44
  60. 68.
    Session 53 - The Art of the Plot Twist09/11/2018
    14:57
  61. 69.
    Session 52 - A Blockbuster One Year Retrospective09/04/2018
    10:29
  62. 70.
    Session 51 - Moving to LA and Living the Dream08/28/2018
    18:00
  63. 71.
    Session 50 - We Have Bad Taste08/21/2018
    16:03
  64. 72.
    Session 49 - Tom Hates The Last Jedi08/15/2018
    15:40
  65. 73.
    Session 48 - A Writer's Guide to Diversity08/07/2018
    16:34
  66. 74.
    Session 47 - SDCC Wrap-up07/31/2018
    13:17
  67. 75.
    Session 46 - Remaking Nostalgia Television07/24/2018
    13:59
  68. 76.
    Session 45 - How to Write Personal Statements07/17/2018
    9:29
  69. 77.
    Session 44 - Maximizing Your Convention Experience07/10/2018
    11:42
  70. 78.
    Session 43 - Protecting Your Rights07/03/2018
    10:48
  71. 79.
    Session 42 - Building Your Team06/26/2018
    10:21
  72. 80.
    Session 41 - After Draft One - Rewriting06/19/2018
    11:47
  73. 81.
    Session 40 - Writing Query Letters06/12/2018
    13:32
  74. 82.
    Session 39 - Prototypes06/05/2018
    9:43
  75. 83.
    Session 38 - Do you need to be in Los Angeles?05/29/2018
    11:46
  76. 84.
    Session 37 - Interview with Writer/Actor Sarah J Eagen05/22/2018
    11:14
  77. 85.
    Session 36 - When Shorts Become Features05/15/2018
    10:57
  78. 86.
    Session 35 - Accountability05/07/2018
    8:55
  79. 87.
    Session 34 - Annihilation - A Writers' Discussion05/01/2018
    12:52
  80. 88.
    Session 33 - Adaptation - From Book to Screen04/24/2018
    15:46
  81. 89.
    Session 32 - Ready Player One04/17/2018
    14:19
  82. 90.
    Session 31 - Interview with YA Novelist Rebekah Walsh04/10/2018
    14:13
  83. 91.
    Session 30 - Serialized vs. Procedural04/03/2018
    12:05
  84. 92.
    Session 29 - Finding Time To Write03/27/2018
    9:02
  85. 93.
    Session 28 - Interview with Writer/Producer Dan O'Shannon03/20/2018
    14:44
  86. 94.
    Session 27 - Contests, Fellowships & Festivals03/13/2018
    13:41
  87. 95.
    Session 26 - Sci-Fi in the Mainstream03/06/2018
    12:34
  88. 96.
    Session 25 - Writers Take On Black Panther02/27/2018
    12:54
  89. 97.
    Session 24 - Punk Rock TV Pilot with Adam Pineless02/20/2018
    16:56
  90. 98.
    Session 23 - Mentoring02/13/2018
    12:46
  91. 99.
    Session 22 - Focusing on One Project vs. Multiple Projects02/06/2018
    14:17
  92. 100.
    Session 21 - Grammar01/30/2018
    10:40
  93. 101.
    Session 20 - Copyright01/23/2018
    14:02
  94. 102.
    Session 19 - Animation and Diversity01/16/2018
    14:10
  95. 103.
    Session 18 - Coverage01/08/2018
    11:29
  96. 104.
    Session 17 - Keeping an Idea File01/01/2018
    5:59
  97. 105.
    Session 16 - New Year's 201812/25/2017
    10:14
  98. 106.
    Session 15 - Write What Sells or What You Like12/18/2017
    11:29
  99. 107.
    Session 14 - Hanukkah12/11/2017
    6:21
  100. 108.
    Session 13 - Christmas 201712/03/2017
    5:18
  101. 109.
    Session 12 - Do You Need a Writers Group?11/26/2017
    9:37
  102. 110.
    Session 11 - Are You Ready to be a Pro Writer?11/21/2017
    10:48
  103. 111.
    Session 10 - Creating a Show Bible11/13/2017
    10:15
  104. 112.
    Session 9 - Writers as Actors11/06/2017
    10:29
  105. 113.
    Session 8 - Good v Evil10/31/2017
    11:38
  106. 114.
    Session 7 - Writing with Production in Mind10/24/2017
    10:36
  107. 115.
    Session 6 - Outlining10/17/2017
    9:15
  108. 116.
    Session 5 - Writers Block10/11/2017
    10:11
  109. 117.
    Session 4 - Streaming10/03/2017
    13:04
  110. 118.
    Session 3 - Creating Strong Characters09/26/2017
    11:55
  111. 119.
    Session 2 - Plot Development09/20/2017
    10:02
  112. 120.
    Session 1 - Ideas09/13/2017
    9:05
  113. 121.
    Writers Group Therapy Promo09/04/2017
    0:34

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