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Don't Be A Slave to Current Affairs

If you’re going to survive the American dictatorship of Donald Trump, you are going to have to throw on the emergency brakes and start dancing in some 2018 Timothy Leary drag. 125 more words

Photo Essay

I Did It - Despite Myself

I’m working on a new novel, so I spent time this morning freewriting on my main character’s desire and her misbelief. The misbelief is something that… 664 more words


A Book and a Breakthrough

The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller by John Truby

I’ve already shared the books that kept me reading the last six months of 2017. 917 more words


Christmas Books

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It occurred to me recently that, despite getting a ton of books for Christmas, I have yet to mention any of them here. 434 more words


Craft books

Apparently there are some writers out there who don’t read. They write. Of course they do. All the time. They work really hard on their writing. 488 more words

Writer's Life

John Truby's Top 25 Screenwriting Lessons

John Truby has taught us a lot about screenwriting and story in our two interviews with him. Here are our Top 25 favorite lessons.

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