Over 14 weeks the contestants will be put to the test in challenges designed to highlight what it takes to make it in the publishing business, and one by one they will be eliminated until only the strongest is left standing, proving they have The Write Stuff. Previous auditions have been held in other cities now it is San Francisco’s turn with auditions scheduled for Sunday, February 22, 2009. It will be held at San Francisco Marriott (55 Fourth St. San Francisco, CA 94103) from 2-6p.m. The San Francisco audition judges will include some of the most creative and influential names in the industry today. The judges are: authors M. G. Hardie, Bruce Williams and New York Times Bestselling authors J. L. King and Jeff Rivera. At 7p.m. J.L. King will offer a writers' workshop that is open to the public and held in the same location.
Admission to both events is free. Those who are interested in auditioning and living the dream are encouraged to visit http://www.thewritestufftv.com in order to be best prepared and find out what is expected. For more information about The Write Stuff, visit http://www.thewritestufftv.com. For more information or interviews call M. G. Hardie at 1.562.499-9939. You may also contact Cyrus A. Webb via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1.601.896.5616.
Bruce Williams author of Rollin' with Dre: The Unauthorized Account: An Insider's Tale of the Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of West Coast Hip Hop.
J. L. King is a "New York Times" best-selling author of on the "Down Low," and Essence best-seller of "Coming up from the Down Low," His television guest appearances have included Oprah, PBS, Bet, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, The Discover health channel and over 150 national news shows.
Jeff Rivera author of Forever My Lady was awarded Best New Author Award and the Best Urban Fiction Award and by the Mahogany Media Review. Forever My Lady was featured in national magazines, on national television and radio including: The Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Rotarian Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, VOY, Right On! Magazine, NPR, American Latino TV, SITV
MG Hardie’s debut book EveryDay Life has garnered rave reviews and has been named The Best Kept Literary Secret of 2008 and is one of the highest rated books of 2008. Hardie has been compared to Lorraine Hansberry and Tyler Perry.
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EveryDay Life is a new contemporary piece of urban literature. And it is out everywhere. EveryDay Life is bound to spawn copy-cats but remember that MG Hardie was the first to allow Hip Hip to be Read with EveryDay Life.