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Writing and the Creative Life: Why creativity thrives in the dark

Back in 2009, I was up working in the middle of the night, as I always do, when I was inspired to write this reflection… 683 more words

Movie Rec: Hush (2016)

I recently took a break from my normal TV lineup and Netflix binge queue to try a new movie that kept popping up on my recs list: … 232 more words

Cheesing at award win!

Last night Trauma and the Brain, which I wrote with media co-op won the award for best animation at the Royal Television Society Scotland awards. 77 more words


Tales of Tales

My head spun when I saw the film Tale of Tales last week and only realized afterward that it was directed by the very same Matteo Garrone who made… 497 more words

Daily Dialogue — May 26, 2016

“Look, let me explain something to you. I’m not Mr. Lebowski. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude. So that’s what you call me. That, or His Dudeness … Duder … or El Duderino, if, you know, you’re not into the whole brevity thing.” 98 more words

Is that a Script in Your Pocket?

Okay, ladies (and maybe some of you men). Get ready to start your anger engines with this annoying tidbit of writer reality. I’m about to describe […] 16 more words

Bob Nelson on Writing The Confirmation, Nebraska, and Highston

In The Confirmation, Anthony is on the fence about spending time with his hapless, alcoholic father. Equally unsure of their upcoming time together, Walt, a freelance carpenter, picks up his son for what he assumes to be a calm weekend while his ex-wife and her new husband go off on a Catholic marriage-counseling retreat. 3,833 more words