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35 Screenwriting Quotes from the Masters


Courtesy of Screencraft.

From Brooks to Beaufoy, here are 35 quotes about screenwriting from exemplary Hollywood screenwriters:

  1. “Audiences are harder to please if you’re just giving them effects, but they’re easy to please if it’s a good story.” – Steven Spielberg…

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UW and the Dangers of Critical Thinking

By John Frederick Kaufman

Surely the highest purpose of higher education is the teaching of “critical thinking”, part of which is learning to make uncomfortable, perhaps very unpopular, dare we say risky and dangerous, judgments.   450 more words


I've made it

You know you have “made it” when people make videos and images of and about you. It is good to know per WordPress that people can steal your image and alter it as much as they want and there is no legal issue. 117 more words


Goodbye 40%

It is being reported by a professional reporter who claims he “moved mountains” and changed cyber bullying laws in California (he didn’t, he simply wrote on it at the same time Cali finally changed it) and is lorded by @klout (klout is a twitter mod that promotes people. 103 more words


My New Full Time Writer

I am so cool. I have a full time writer who writes multiple posts a day about me. Now I’ve had haters and fly by posts, but the dedication that my new unpaid employee shows is beyond belief. 30 more words


It's a Free Country. (Just Don't Make Fun of Iowa)

By John Frederick Kaufman

Should Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fail to become president, he could try running for governor of Iowa. Since Walker is pretty much finished governing Wisconsin, and his approval rating in the state has slipped into the minority, the Iowa job may be the only public-sector opportunity he has left, at least north of Dixie. 709 more words


Woman Arrested For Stealing Ambulance, Leading Police On Chase

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KEMP (CBSDFW.COM) - Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a woman for stealing an ambulance from a Kaufman hospital, before leading officers on a chase across city lines. 189 more words