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The Absolute Best Advice on Creating Characters

Who is this guy? Why should I be taking this kind of advice from a nobody? Those are the questions that may very well have gone through your mind since you read this post’s title. 635 more words

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Foreword: On Screenwriting

Rule 1. Don’t publish your first screenplay.

Rule 2. Don’t publish your second screenplay.

Rule 3. Practice makes perfect.

Rule 4. It will never be perfect. 968 more words

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Clin d'oeil

‘Faire un clin d’oeil’ – literally to wink, figuratively to give a nod – is to reference another author or artist in a way that pays tribute to his or her work. 315 more words

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John Truby, New Epic (заметки с лекции)

Я нежно люблю дедушку Труби и обожаю эпос как жанр. Мне нравится его масштаб и его эмоциональный заряд. Это, пожалуй, одна из тем, котрые я буду слушать у Труби на сайте, вместе с драмой и мифом.

Novels In Three Acts . . . More Or Less

Some writing instructors insist on a particular story structure: there must be three acts and between each, a door of no return.

Screenwriters use this formulaic structure, and many novelists have adapted it. 719 more words

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