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
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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
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
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