What music do you listen to when you’re writing? Greg found the pulse of Bach, or reggae, helps get (and keep) him writing.
I’m working on a book about the American Revolution, so I’ve been doing a lot of research lately. The history itself is incredibly compelling, but my reading has also illuminated … Continue reading
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
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
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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Covering multiple comic styles and comedy formats (TV, standup, essay, etc.), how to get more laughs, lighten up, and create comedy on a structural level for TV, film or prose.
If you are now, or ever have, or ever want to write comedy, listen to Mr. Brent Forrester. He got his start as a writer for the Ben Stiller Show … Continue reading
Tricks of the Trade: Writing Advice from the Experts – A panel for Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC)
Writing advice and tips from Brent Forrester (The Office, The Simpsons). Ellen Sandler (Everybody Loves Raymond), Robert Ramsey (Life, Intolerable Cruelty), moderated by Greg Miller
– How to write a book
– How to rewrite a script
– Overcome writer’s block
– Creative writing prompts & writing exercises
These categories can help you develop and dimensionalize characters – and to help shape storylines – in any kind of fiction. Of course, it made me proud that my favorite personal defense mechanism is Humor, which is considered a ‘Mature’ defense.