Sunday, August 23, 2009

Fangs and Fur Cruise for writers

Announcing 2010 Fangs and Fur Cruise-Celebrating Twilight, True Blood, Harry Potter, Buffy, Lestat, Vampire Diaries, Being Human-With Screenwriting Legend Judy Burns

Can't get enough of your favorite vampires and shapeshifters? Or are you a writer trying to break into the Gothic market? Hollywood writer/producerJudy Burns, best known for "Star Trek," "MacGuyver," "Mission Impossible" and "The Tholian Web", is hosting a 7-day seminar on the hottest genre in entertainment today. The Fangs and Fur Cruise sails on the Carnival Liberty, from Miami to the Western Caribbean, January 2-9 , 2010. Reservations must be made at

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2009 -- Judy Burns is a well-known name in Hollywood. She has worked as a screenwriter ("Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan"), TV writer ("Star Trek" - "The Tholian Web") script doctor, producer ("MacGuyver"), and along with "Star Trek", was a staff writer on popular series like "Mission Impossible," "Ironside," "Magnum P.I.", "The Powers of Matthew Star," "T.J. Hooker" and others. Now she invites you to share her knowledge and experience with the Fangs and Fur Cruise, sailing from Miami on Carnival Liberty, January 2, 2010. Ports of call are Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios.

 The Powers of Matthew Star Judy Burns was one of the first to offer online screenwriting classes and seminars and has taught screenwriting at UCLA and UC Riverside. Several of her students have successfully broken into the business. Her students wrote and sold films like "Trick," "Under Seige II" and "The Mothman Prophecies," have written for hit TV shows and won major writing contests.
Burns has worked as a script doctor and today offers private mentoring. But for the price of a cruise you can spend a full week with Judy Burns, enjoying and learning from one of the best writers/teachers in Hollywood. For fans, this Seminar at Sea will be unlike any other event you will attend. "Twilight" will be screened along with two other features, with Burns providing live commentary. Discussion of authors Stephenie Meyer, Charlene Harris, Anne Rice, J.K. Rowling and others will increase your understanding of how and why their books grabbed the public interest. Get an insider's view of the issues a screenwriter faces in adapting a best-selling book to the screen. Get briefed on the upcoming or new vampire series. For aspiring or professional writers, you have an opportunity to get feedback and notes, and learn how to sell your writing. Also scheduled is a group project to write and produce an original story for an onboard performance. And to top it off, "come as your favorite character" to our supernatural costume party!

Since this is a private event, all reservations and cruises must be booked through in order to be a part of the 2010 Fangs and Fur Cruise.

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