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Winter Nights

It’s dark and cold outside. The rain is lashing the window and I’m sitting at my desk working. Or rather I am trying to work. I’m in the middle of editing another draft of the final book of the “Clear Gold” trilogy and this afternoon I am running out of steam. 130 more words


an impropable weapon supercut part II

This is one of the craziest edit by super cutting the funniest weapons used in Hollywood history. Funny


How to make your film into a movie.

By: Mark Archer, Producer/Director


If you study filmmaking, you’ve studied script writing. Chances are, you know the phrase, “If it ain’t on the page, it ain’t on the stage.” This is borrowed, of course, from the stage play and musical world, but it still holds true to the filmmaking craft. 379 more words

Documentary Filmmaking

Freelance Writers: Protecting Yourself

Freelancing is a tricky business. First, you have to establish what services you’ll be offering, and how much you plan to charge. Then you need to market yourself and make contacts, perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of the trade. 868 more words


Paying Attention to Advice About Writing

Over 30 years, I have written six novels and a memoir. My earliest attempts began when I was attending university. When I look back at these initiations into the world of writing, I see the immature and awkward fumblings of a rookie; the lack of character development; the inaccuracies in plots; the stilted dialogue. 400 more words


Do I Really Need an Editor?

Hello, all! I hope everyone’s holiday was amazing and your turkey comas didn’t take you away from football … or more importantly, your writing!

I edited as much as I could between visiting family, toddler meltdowns, and house-hunting (yeah, that was my week). 458 more words


Talk Talk

In my last post I wrote about the first problem the editor I hired had encountered with my manuscript. This was all to do with the target audience, and how I was a bit, well… off target with it. 911 more words