I got this video from Andrew Sullivan's blog, and while it surely sets a new high bar in the realm of "life as a romantic comedy musical," the cynic in me can't help wanting to tell the groom: Dude - Talk about a hard act to follow...!
CHERISHED: 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved and Lost
Judith Lewis Mernit and I both contributed essays to this book, along with Jane Smiley, Thomas McGuane, Anne Lamott and a bunch of other famous and non-famous writers. Edited by Barbara Abercrombie, it's available on Amazon for a mere 10 bucks and change, and all proceeds go to an animal rescue charity.
CUT TO THE CHASE: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program
I contributed two chapters to this useful new book about how to write feature films, edited by Linda Venis, in collaboration with fellow UCLA Extension Writers' Program instructors: it's crammed with valuable screenwriting and industry information.