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WRITING A SCREENPLAY: MY 20 STEPS TO FINISH

Today marks the beginning of another NaNoWriMo month and what a good time to remind ourselves our own methods and techniques to get into that writing spirit. 1,239 more words

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Alien Landing (1938) Results in Nationwide Panic

Will There Be a 21st Century Version?

The invasion wasn’t real. The panic was. It occurred on Halloween Eve, when a radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ novel “The War of the Worlds” was narrated by Orson Welles over the Columbia Broadcasting System. 626 more words

The Reading Life

DEATH TO THE ART OF TEASE

Instant gratification. The modernization of how we view and consume media. The ultra portability of our smartphones and tablets and Chromebooks, show us that our future lies deeply connected to the online world and no longer hardwired to a local drive. 1,199 more words

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CHANGED MY LIFE: WINGS OF DESIRE (1987)

It was winter of 2010. Or was it a little after? 2010 – 2011, to make it easier. I had learned some time ago, that there was a German film that was really well regarded, my pen pal had written me. 368 more words

Inspiration

NOSTALGIC FOR "LOST"

I loved and will always love the TV series, LOST.

I’m not as crazy as some people can be but I’m not as hateful as some people are about the final season of the show. 1,205 more words

Misc.

love letter at the end of a chapter

it’s pitch black as i sit here at the old maple table. the softest ping-ping-ping syncopates the ticking toward dawn. it’s the sound of rain dripping from the downspout, a sound we’d nearly forgotten, the long parched days washing out the memory, the garden all but shriveled, each leaf clasped, as if in prayer, awaiting benediction from the heavens in the form of holy blessed rain. 1,389 more words

Motherhood

Overgrown

There are few things I remember from before I was ten. It’s unfortunate, but nothing can be done about it. That’s just one thing tyrant Time steals from all. 1,695 more words

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