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Story People

The more I think about my story, the more it changes, the deeper it gets. Threads are being added. I find myself planning more than writing again…getting to know my characters; their desires, motivations, wants. 44 more words

Two Inciting Incidents - Skyfall Analysis

What makes a first act intriguing? How do you hook your audience, and how much content do you need to start a movie? I decided to study the latest Bond movie Skyfall to see what tricks they used to involve the viewer early on. 438 more words

A vineyard alone

Jesus begins one of His parables this way:

A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and dug a pit for the wine press, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into another country. 753 more words


Videos or Books?

Each semester, I take a poll and ask my students, “Who reads?” Maybe one will raise their hand. Although I know college kids are busy, this saddens me. 185 more words


Writers Block Antidote - Good Writing

Wow. Post five. I feel really ahead of the game.       Yep.         genius… *sigh*

So if you like reading into other peoples goals and personal lives, and have done so for my own, then you’ll remember that I have eluded to writing a novel… in detail actually. 638 more words


Flynn's Journey

To write a great script, you must create a gripping protagonist.  And to write a gripping protagonist, you must know the character as well as you know yourself. 278 more words