San Francisco, California (PressExposure) February 13, 2009 -- The Write Stuff has held auditions in Houston Texas , Atlanta Georgia , and Chicago Illinois and now on February 22, 2009 California will be front and center as San Francisco will play host to the open auditions. When âThe Write Stuffâ airs in June 2009 on the CW Network, there will be candidates vying for something that has never been offered on television before: a one-book deal, complete with a marketing plan designed especially for the winner by a New York Times Bestselling author and a two-year contract with a publicity team and more. In all, over $15,000 in prizes will be presented to the winner, equipping them with everything they need in order to make their written work a success..
Over 14 weeks the contestants will be put to the test in challenges designed to highlight what it takes to make it in the publishing business, and one by one they will be eliminated until only the strongest is left standing, proving they have The Write Stuff. Previous auditions have been held in other cities now it is San Franciscoâs turn with auditions scheduled for Sunday, February 22, 2009. It will be held at San Francisco Marriott (55 Fourth St. San Francisco , CA 94103) from 2-6p.m. The San Francisco audition judges will include some of the most creative and influential names in the industry today. The judges are: authors M. G. Hardie, Bruce Williams and New York Times Bestselling authors J. L. King and Jeff Rivera. At 7p.m. J.L. King will offer a writersâ workshop that is open to the public and held in the same location.
Admission to both events is free. Those who are interested in auditioning and living the dream are encouraged to visit [http://www.thewritestufftv.com] in order to be best prepared and find out what is expected. For more information about The Write Stuff, visit [http://www.thewritestufftv.com]. For more information or interviews call M. G. Hardie at 1.562.499-9939. You may also contact Cyrus A. Webb via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1.601.896.5616.
MG Hardieâs debut book EveryDay Life has garnered rave reviews and has been named The Best Kept Literary Secret of 2008 and is one of the highest rated African American books of 2008. Hardie has been compared to Lorraine Hansberry and Tyler Perry.
Bruce Williams author of Rollinâ with Dre: The Unauthorized Account: An Insiderâs Tale of the Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of West Coast Hip Hop.
J. L. King is a âNew York Timesâ best-selling author of on the âDown Low,â and Essence best-seller of âComing up from the Down Low,â His television guest appearances have included Oprah, PBS, Bet, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, The Discover health channel and over 150 national news shows.
Jeff Rivera author of Forever My Lady was awarded Best New Author Award and the Best Urban Fiction Award and by the Mahogany Media Review. Forever My Lady was featured in national magazines, on national television and radio including: The Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Rotarian Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, VOY, Right On! Magazine, NPR, American Latino TV, SITV