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From Storytelling to Storyboarding

Storytelling is probably the oldest form of communication. John Hench, Disney Legend and former Senior VP of Creative Development, used to insist that storytelling was ‘in our genes.’ – Tom Fitzgerald, The Imagineering Workout…

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Practice the Process of Inspiration to Generate Ideas

An exceptional concept depends on good process as well as pure inspiration.

One of my favorite shows at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is Mickey’s PhilharMagic.

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They Made It - We Borrow It

There is no such thing as a truly original idea. – David Kord Murray

Great thinkers throughout history have understood this and used it to their advantage.

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Midmonth BookNotes – June – Escape the Heat with a Good Book!

In the June 2016 edition of the Midmonth BookNotes, you’ll find the latest novels and mysteries in romance, JT Ellison, Heather Gudenkauf, Tracy Rees, and Karen White’s upcoming releases, some excellent non-fiction titles, and one throw back classic…  6 more words

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Midmonth BookNotes – Magical May

In the May 2016 edition of the Midmonth BookNotes, you’ll find the latest novels and mysteries in romance, Katherine Hall Page, Deborah Larson, and William Norwich’s upcoming releases, & a couple can’t miss non-fiction titles…  6 more words

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Writing Method: Writing into the Dark (Pantsers) by Dean Wesley Smith

There are numerous books out there on writing from a plotter’s perspective. So I thought, for fun, why not look at what’s been happening on the other side of the coin? 1,143 more words

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Cooperation Rather Than Confrontation

Following the Civil War, economic recovery and expansion in the United States was to a large part driven by the expansion of the railroad system. 296 more words

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