Dear Crabby, Why Do So Many People Love Hallmark Christmas Movies?

Dear Crabby, Since cinemas aren’t open, my family has been streaming a lot of movies, and most recently we’ve started adding Christmas movies to the mix. But the movies that I cannot stand are the ones my wife loves – Hallmark Christmas movies! They are so cheesy! So why does she and so many others love them so much? Thanks, Burt Humbug Dear Burt Humbug, Oh, Burt, I feel you on this one. My Mrs. Crabby has the same affliction. It’s almost like a cult. Seriously. When she’s in the … [Read more...]

Spring Writers’ Workshop with Stan Williams

Spring Writers’ Workshop with Stan Williams, presented by Rochester Writers Stanley D. Williams, Ph.D. will present his daylong workshop titled The 18+ Secrets of Successful Story Structure Workshop for Screenwriters, Novelists, and other Writers of shorter works on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Oakland University. The spring writers’ workshop is a new event, presented by Rochester Writers. Dr. Williams is a Hollywood and novelist story consultant, and is the author of the classic story … [Read more...]