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Stakes

Let’s be blunt, there’s a big difference between the sentence -

The girl runs home.

And -

The girl’s feet crash against the pavement in desperate, fear-ridden attempts for salvation as the hulking shadow behind her nears…   728 more words

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Leap

Many of us dream of writing, whether it be novels, poetry, screenplays, or television series, but truth be told – actually deciding to make the leap and head toward a literary career is a terrifying, albeit exhilarating, choice. 606 more words

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Length

Does size matter?  Um – yup!

Perhaps some of you have heard that the Robert Redford vehicle, All is Lost, was only 32 pages long.   790 more words

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Doubt

Doubt.  The killer of creativity.  The slayer of imagination.  The raven-haired femme fatale that twists its knife in the back of greatness and… wait… no, this is dumb… this isn’t how I should start this entry… ugh, my readers will hate this… 387 more words

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Character

As you’ve probably noticed by now, this isn’t your typical screenwriting blog.  There won’t be any lessons about format or when to use a montage verses a series of shots.   744 more words

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Procrastination

YES!  Fine.  I am writing this blog entry as a form of procrastination.  But, truth be told, I don’t believe all procrastination is bad.  In fact, I think some procrastination can actually lead to a  richer, fuller writing session.   533 more words

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