Not in America so can’t picket? Don’t let a teensy thing like geography and a whacking great ocean stop you… If you’re a member of Facebook, you can show your solidarity with our American cousins by joining the virtual picket line here. It’s running between Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 10:55pm and ends on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 12:00am on “computers everywhere”. Nice one, guys. See you there.
Many thanks to Dublin Dave who sends in a link to a video today explaining why the WGA are fighting for writers’ rights. If you want further clarification of what is going on or why, please watch it so it can help inform your decision and stance on this important issue. Click here to watch. I’ve heard that there have been UK writers – though not Bang2writers and mainly through word-of-mouth – delighting in the idea of a strike because it means being native English Speakers, they may have a chance with US prodcos and studios they may not have… Read More »More On The Strike: Why Should UK Writers Care?
I’ve had several emails from Bang2writers and blog readers in the past couple of days, worried that the impending strike by the WGA might mean they have to “shut up shop” for the time being and not show their work around. Even though the strike is affecting America and seemingly not the UK, Brit writers I’ve been talking to have been wondering what the WGGB’s “official” stance is… A quick look on their website and blog this morning did not provide any specifics as far as I could see (though I left a comment on the blog, hopefully someone will… Read More »WGA Strike: Advice