Tools for Writers
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Credible Gunplay: Does my 16 year-old nephew know more about firearms than you?
My nephew recently begged me to get Hollywood to include more realistic gunplay in action movies and TV shows. He points out that the sound of a gun going off … Continue reading
7 1/2 Different Ways to Outline (and 2 other Ways to Get an Overview Perspective on) Your Book or Script
Sometimes you want to step back from the trees to see the forest. You don’t have to outline your book or script before you start writing (I think some ‘exploratory … Continue reading
6 Formulas for Formula Fiction (by Jim Denney via Michael Moorcock)
1. Length formula: 60,000 words, divided into four sections of 15,000 words, six chapters in each section, no chapter longer than 2,500 words. Each chapter is required to contain elements … Continue reading
Common Sense, 50 Shades of Gray and 2 other Great Reasons to Consider Self-publishing
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
The Bechdel Test (revised & illustrated) now featuring the Angry Black Woman
It’s practically 2015 and gender representation in media is still not nearly equal. In your own spec writing at least, do the world a favor and give your ensemble… The … Continue reading
The Two Types of TV Stories (by Erik Bork via Script Magazine)
1. Procedural 2. Personal Read the whole thing here: http://www.scriptmag.com/features/the-two-types-of-tv-stories?et_mid=695528&rid=239289869