Monthly Archives: December 2011

5 years, 6 months ago 0
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There is much bullshit written about dialogue.  I do not intend to add to the pile but it may be unavoidable. I know there is much bullshit written about dialogue because I have read most of it.  And in that bullshit – the occasional pearl.  Very occasional. — To avoid any confusion, a quick definition […]

5 years, 6 months ago 2
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(GUEST POST from Catherine, in response to ‘Feedback‘) I am not a writer. I am the person who wrote ‘Painful.  Dull.  Boring.’ at the top of several pages of Alex’s script when he first asked for feedback.  I am also his girlfriend. I am not someone that likes/dislikes. I tend more towards intensely loving or […]

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The Wooden Man Film Charades Haiku: Twisted bare branches Form shapes that stir memories – Wooden Man Charades. Another ten to enjoy/endure (see the first batch here). Hover over a picture for a clue and leave your guesses at the bottom of the page:

5 years, 6 months ago 0
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You’re not a writer, of any sort, unless that writing ends up in front of other people.  All  art is communication (and screenwriting is an art), and while communicating with yourself is a noble pursuit it’s not likely to pay the rent. There are three main reasons why people don’t seek feedback on their work: […]

5 years, 6 months ago 1
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I’m not a professional writer. If I were, I’d probably have something better to do instead of writing this – like sipping a cocktail while paddling around a pool on my lilo. Lucky for you, then, that I’m not a professional writer. I’m on draft seven (or eight) of my first feature script. Starting another […]

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The Wooden Man Film Charades Haiku: Twisted bare branches Form shapes that stir memories – Wooden Man Charades. Here’s ten to get you going, enjoy: