Tag Archives: Blake Snyder

Extreme Screenwriting

Ah. The thrill of victory! If only. What we more often experience is the agony of defeat. Screenwriting is a sport – no doubt about it. It’s a marathon event; we sprint out a first draft… but that is not … Continue reading

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Two Years

It’s August 4th, again. It’s an emotional day for many of us. Two years ago today, Blake died. I had written a draft of this blog yesterday; in it, I detailed every second of that day – down to what … Continue reading

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Wonder Princess

Oh, joy! It’s the weekend! That time when we play! This is how I’m playing: Four mile hike in the Hollywood Hills (commencing in T-minus eleven minutes) Pre-timing a script Preparing a production packet for Monday Knocking out draft one … Continue reading

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A Lil Gem For You

Due to my Balls-out schedule over the next few weeks, the majority of my entries will be microblogs. Unless I get really pissed off over something. Today’s treat is a recent podcast from KCRW’s The Business. Scribes Robert Ben Garant … Continue reading

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A Royal Match

I’ve been pretty quiet. I’m approaching the finish line with a script polish; in addition, I spent a wonderful weekend in ye olde Save the Cat! writing room, this time with novelist Jessica Brody, listening as she beautifully articulated how Blake’s … Continue reading

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Danger! Multitasking Zone Ahead! plus a recipe

Last Wednesday, I decided to throw myself into culinary abandon, and whip up a most savory of suppers. Earlier that day, I had banged out several pages of a spec comedy after abandoning the previous style that my partner and … Continue reading

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What a Week!

You may have noticed that HRH has been a wee silent this last week. Not because I have little to say – heaven forbid that – but, instead, I’ve been very, very busy. My partner and I have been prepping … Continue reading

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