George Clayton Johnson has one of the biggest hearts in the sf field and he’s proving it once again by offering a free eight-week writing class at Mystery & Imagination Bookstore in Glendale, CA. He’ll start the ball rolling Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Johnson, the author of classic Twilight Zone episodes, the original Ocean’s Eleven movie and Star Trek’s “The Man Trap,” will be joined by several other well-known writer guests – for names, see the full press release after the jump.
[Thanks to John King Tarpinian for the story.]
George Clayton Johnson’s In The Zone Writing Class
at Mystery and Imagination
238 N. Brand Bl., Glendale, CA
Starting on May 6th, and running for eight Wednesdays, George Clayton Johnson will be presenting a FREE writing class starting at 7:30 p.m. For those who do not know George’s work he has written many of the best Twilight Zones (Kick the Can /A Game of Pool, etc., the original Ocean’s Eleven movie, co-wrote Logan’s Run and Season One Episode One of Star Trek “The Man Trap”…coining the immortal phrase, “He’s dead Jim!”)
Each 90 minute class will feature George talking about the art of writing and the writing process. He is expected to have a different special writer guest each week. Among the names of potential guests are William F. Nolan (Logan’s Run/Sam Spade), Dennis Etchison (horror writer and Twilight Zone Radio show writer), Earl Hamner (TZ and The Waltons), Pete Atkins (Hell Raiser/Wishmaster), Clive Barker (Hellraiser/Books of Blood) and Ray Bradbury.