Monthly Archives: April 2014

Baker and the Candle Stick maker were busy

It seems that every John, dick, and harry believe they can not only write well, but write/direct/act so unbeliveably that they should do it all in anything they do so that the public at large will see thier every effort … Continue reading

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With Zeal

A particularly troublesome character for writers to master is the zealot. This can become clique with the simple mention of it, even through non direct speech. In other words just other characters referring to the zealot can color it clique … Continue reading

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Environmental Depth

I’ve been lucky enough to have the computer for a little over a week now, so I can catch up a bit on writing and posting here. Unfortunatly this trend will have to end soon. I am hoping with my … Continue reading

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Art of the Macguffin

The Macguffin is by nature one of the most over used and misunderstood devices in scripting history. It performs as both Vehicle and Destination. Don’t mistake a Macguffin for something resembling a Magcuffin. Mirriam-Webster onlineDefinition of MACGUFFIN: an object, event, … Continue reading

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Turn of the Tide

It’s easy to spot a villain and a friend to the hero. At least in most movies I have seen. When somebody is going to betray the hero it seems a bit obvious. As if the foreshadowing has to be … Continue reading

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