Dena and I have been having a lot of conversations with our daughter about Thankfulness because of the napkins on our kitchen table. Every napkin has a discussion prompt for people at the table, and this one is Sprout’s favorite: It’s her favorite because of… Read More
A look at some arc words in Disney’s Moana, and what changing a pattern can reveal to the audience about characters.
At a book signing, I asked Guillermo del Toro what advice he had for beginning screenwriters. [With action and description], do not use adjectives. Use visuals. Use sound. Be very dry. You should only be writing things you can show. If you have adjectives on… Read More