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October 19: Asian Drama Script Writers Still Suck

I seem to recall writing something in the not too distant past about how the writers of dramas (of the Korean, Chinese/Taiwanese variety) are a bunch of lazy assholes whose female characters are caricatures of real women and whose plots have holes so big you can drive a double-decker bus through them.  429 more words

Life

Things to Consider When Writing TV Show Scripts

If you are planning a career writing TV show scripts then you need to put in a lot of hard work. This is an extremely competitive field and audiences know exactly what they want. 426 more words

HG Nadel

Tips for Writing Your Opening Scene

The 21 Best Tips for Writing Your Opening Scene

To find out how to hook and keep my readers (and your readers), I scoured the Internet for the best advice on first pages and first chapters. 81 more words

Writing

The Ten Rules of Detective Fiction

Father Knox’s Decalogue:
The Ten Rules of (Golden Age) Detective Fiction

Monsignor Ronald A. Knox (1888-1957) was a British clergyman, editor, a literary critic, a humourist and a detective story writer himself who nicely laid out, with a gentle wit, the “ten rules” that guided detective fiction in its so-called Golden Age. 214 more words

Writing

King Tales

10 great Stephen King stories that are ripe for film adaptation

We’re currently in a Stephen King renaissance that shows no sign of stopping. Netflix’s new adaptation of Gerald’s Gamepremiered last week, and the network just dropped a new trailer for 1922, an adaptation of a 2010 King novella. 57 more words

Writing

Script: How’s your head, and the voices inside it?

A script by David Richardson

Characters

ANXIETY:     Dressed in all white, Anxiety has no makeup on their face. Presented in a very androgynous manner, there is no gendered way Anxiety acts. 1,644 more words

Personal

A Creepy Thing Happened To Me Today

So, I think that I’d like to reiterate a few things that I’ve mentioned in posts past. One, when I originally tried to write a script, I was either going to do comedy or horror. 328 more words

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