All posts tagged “screenwriting

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Take Out The I

Why are you writing what you’re writing? Is it to try and win a contest or a fellowship? Is it to get a good grade in a class? Is it to try and catch the eye of an agent or manager? Is it to impress… Read More

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Evaluating Your Perspective

Sometimes it’s easiest to explain things as a mathematical formula: Perspective = (Experience * Consideration) + Time A clear understanding of what’s important to a story is a function not just of personal experience, but time and considered thought. This is one of the reasons… Read More

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Acting For Writers

I recently stumbled into the opportunity to act in a local production of Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys. There’s a lot I could say about the experience, particularly the joy that comes from getting together with other creative people and making something, but I want… Read More