Paul Leyden


Listen in to a lively conversation with the multi-talented writer and director of the twisty indie horror flick COME BACK TO ME. Paul unpacks his writing process and offers advice for those hoping to break into the industry.

McNair Wilson

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As an actor, author, and former Disney Imagineer who came up with the idea for the Tower of Terror, McNair has spoken on creativity and performed in 33 countries. His insights into imagination will inspire you, whatever project you might be working on. Listen in and be inspired.

Steve LaRue


Veteran Hollywood executive Steve LaRue has worked at Paramount, NBC/Universal and 20th Century Fox where he championed such series as Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Ally McBeal, and Farscape. He gives invaluable insights on pitches, passion, and how to break into the industry. 

Katia Lief


Join us as Katia shares her thoughts on story craft and idea germination as she discusses her latest thriller, A Map of the Dark, which she wrote under the pen name Karen Ellis. Learn techniques to improve your novel or short story, no matter what stage you’re in. 

Mark Greaney


As one of the top action and military thriller writers in the country and co-author of three novels with legendary novelist Tom Clancy, Mark shares his insights on writing killer fight scenes, researching international thrillers, and climbing into the mind of an assassin.