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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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Tea and Sympathy

“Years from now when you talk about this – and you will – be kind. ”  A few months ago, I wrote about the necessity and the value of feedback; how crucial it can be to the writing process. I … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Scribal Maintenance

Around the same time that I published my previous post, I also wrote a guest article on the importance of voice for the Save the Cat! blogsite. I enjoyed working both of these blogs; there was a synchronicity to them, … Continue reading

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Think Like a Playwright

The experience of sitting on Sunday’s panel at IFFF is still resonating and reverberating deep within me. One thing that startled me was the reaction of the audience, in regard to my sharing that our team is currently bypassing representation … Continue reading

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IFFF Wrap-Up

Yesterday, I was fortunate enough to sit on a screenwriting panel at the International Family Film Festival. The panel was titled “Sold! Getting Your Screenplay Sold and Produced”… but it ended up being so much more than that. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Page Turning

“It’s a page-turner!” That’s what we say when we read the latest New York Times best-seller. A page-turner. Gripping. Addictive. Leaving the reader unable to put the book down until s/he reaches the phrase “The End.” Why, oh why, do … Continue reading

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Winding It Up

Ah, pitch season approacheth. That time of year when screenwriters ’round the globe spend their hard-earned dollars on that oh-so-tantalizing event, the pitch fest. What is a pitch fest? Simply put, it is a happening at which writers cough up … Continue reading

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