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Like a River

Time in a story world is a funny thing. It is essential to putting together any string of events, regardless of the order. Do a pair of scenes happen simultaneously or years apart, even if the second one shown happens first? 330 more words

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Attachment: Applying mindfulness to creativity

I love when seemingly disparate, or at least loosely connected, parts of my life finally sync up.

Last night, in a workshop on cultivating and activating a deeper mindful daily awareness (of self, of the Universe, of ego…all that good stuff), I jotted down this word: attachment. 956 more words

A Neat Little Box

Imagination feeds on subtle detail and is capable of spawning an entire universe from the slightest inspiration. The most finite spark can yield a host of gripping stories. 263 more words

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Moment of Impact

Great stories start by telling the reader how everything will end. That message may be cloaked in metaphor, disguised by double-speak or called out by overt narration. 311 more words

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Update concerning my new Science Fiction screenplay.

I finished the main story outline for my new screenplay yesterday. Whether the story is going to have any subplots or not, I don’t know. For now, I’m going to write the first draft. 151 more words

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Beorn is about to begin his revenge on the Orcs.

“To be the last skin-changer comes with the great responsibility. I am the last of my kind, after me, there’d be no one.   384 more words

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Storyboarding

Scenes are a fundamental story unit, essential to advancing the plot. Each scene is its own entity, not containing any others and existing as part of a sequence with one predecessor and one successor. 420 more words

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