Art Holcomb at the Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference

ART HOLCOMB is a screenwriter, award-winning playwright, fiction writer and comic book creator who began his writing career when - at age 13 - one of his plays was professionally performed by the American Conservatory Theater.  

He has published poetry, essays and short stories and has written more than 50 comic book stories for franchises such as THE X-MEN, as well as original and licensed properties for Marvel Comics,  DC Comics , Defiant, Valiant, Acclaim, Big Entertainment, and FUNimation.  His screen work has appeared the SyFy Channel and SHOWTIME.

He has sold to the STAR TREK television franchise for Paramount Television and worked on projects for the estates of Gene Roddenberry and legendary actors Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. He has also written for the critically acclaimed animation series SHADOW RAIDERS, as well as consulted for video game companies, film production companies and publishing houses.

He is a regular columnist for Creative Screenwriting Magazine, called “The Best Magazine for Screenwriters” by The Los Angeles Times.  He is a regular contributor on fiction and screenwriting to STORYFIX.COM, ranked one of the top fiction writing sites on the internet by Writer’s Digest Magazine.

Art is a sought-after conference and workshop lecturer on Story and runs a consultancy for highly motivated screenwriters and novelists who are committed to moving their careers to the next professional level.

His short story , The Perfect Bracket with acclaimed novelist Howard V. Hendrix, will appear in ANALOG Magazine in the spring of 2015. A play by the same name is currently under consideration for production by the National Actor’s Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky.  A new science fiction – treasure hunt novel (with co-writer Hendrix) entitled The Strewn is scheduled for completion in 2015.

You can read more of Art’s thoughts on the craft of writing at www.artholcomb.blogspot.com

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