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/
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
Any good story gives the reader a ride. Usually, the sooner the reader knows what kind of ride they’re taking, the more they can relax and enjoy it. I’m not … Continue reading
It’s the end of a wildly-successful Kickstarter campaign to finance production of this wildly-ambitious mega reference e-book for writers. The campaign ends this Saturday, July 11 at 8am p.s.t. so … Continue reading
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What music (if any) do you listen to while you’re writing? Nothing works for me as well as…
At the outset of a project – and when you’re planning a rewrite – I think it’s good to ask yourself what the the project is about. What’s it really … Continue reading
In case you’re not familiar with Vonnegut’s Axis, it’s a brilliant tool for analyzing stories that have already been written (see Vonnegut’s brilliant exegesis here), but I’ve just found a … Continue reading
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In 1776, the failed corset-maker Thomas Paine, then fired from his job as a newspaper editorialist, wrote, edited and self-published “Common Sense”, the pamphlet credited with galvanizing the American colonies … Continue reading
I believe in measuring output – at least during a drafting phase of your project. By measuring your productivity, you… Boost your confidence about your ability to generate pages Psychologically … Continue reading