Any place, any time!
Sheesh, how white and privileged am I? Here I am going on about my perfect little writing spot, and here’s this guy finding a way to ship his words out … Continue reading
Write Time, Write Place
Writing can be a very delicate process. Any number of tiny, seemingly insignificant, factors can impede your word flow. Sometimes, it’s hard to concentrate because your environment is too hot … Continue reading
Write That S**t Down!
For the holidays this year, my brother sent me a set of pencils that I found really inspirational. I happened to be rough drafting something old school, using a pen … Continue reading
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“Behind the Screen: Writing for TV Today — and Tomorrow” – Panel in LA, May 23
IWOSC presents a panel discussion: “Behind the Screen: Writing for TV Today — and Tomorrow“ Monday, May 23, 2016 7:30 p.m. (to 9:15; networking follows the program) Veterans Memorial Building 4117 … Continue reading
Tools for Writers
– How to write a book
– How to rewrite a script
– Overcome writer’s block
– Creative writing prompts & writing exercises
Character, Action and Theme – from Jennine Ianouette
A great way to think about what kind of story you’re telling – or different dimensions in your story – from Jennine Ianouette: https://www.screentakes.com/finding-new-screenplay-structures/
Six Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Project Before You Write It
How can you stop people from stealing your ideas? You can’t. How can you stop people from stealing your writing? You don’t have to. Your prose is inherently copyrighted as … Continue reading
Who Are You Going to Call? Six Kinds of People Who Can Help You Write
I don’t know anyone who writes in complete isolation except during intensive drafting phases. It’s important to build a circle of helpers and there are many kinds of support available … Continue reading
The Five Phases of the Writing Process (for any book or script)
I have found there are five distinct phases in the process of writing a book or script. I’ve written, and helped writers write, a lot of different projects in a … Continue reading
The ultimate writer’s resource just got realer! Kickstarting this month: “Miller’s Compendium of Timeless Tools for the Modern Writer”
The Compendium’s Kickstarter campaign is Popular in Publishing and Staff Pick at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1060921494/millers-compendium-a-comprehensive-writers-referen The campaign ends July 10, but don’t wait! – Pre-order the book today – Consider buying an … Continue reading