• WIN WIN: Make The Truth Work For You

    April 12, 2011

    If you read Joe Tiboni’s blog, you may be surprised to discover that the real-life lawyer who inspired Paul…

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  • The Lincoln Lawyer And The Law

    April 10, 2011

    Unless you’re writing for lawyers, what matters most when it comes to laws in a movie is not what…

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  • The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G

    April 1, 2011

    The Vampire Cowboys’ new play, THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G, is more than just a hilarious genre bending,…

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  • Revolutionize Your Writing (In Three Letters Or Less)

    March 30, 2011

    Want to revolutionize your writing in three letters or less? Do a hunt through your writing for these three…

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  • Who Is Steering Your Creative Ship?

    February 14, 2011

    If you imagine your writing as a ship, then you can think of your subconscious, creative brain as the…

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  • The Legal Hurdles of Adapting A Novel or Book

    December 1, 2010

    Here’s a question I recently received from a student: Given that I have very few connections to the industry,…

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  • Is Your Character An Adjective or a Verb?

    December 10, 2009

    It’s no wonder that some of the greatest writers began their careers as actors. The art of writing and…

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  • Got an issue with Robert McKee? Me too.

    November 13, 2009

    Got an issue with Robert McKee?  Me too.

    By Jacob Krueger

    Don’t throw away the baby with the bath-water. As with any screenwriting book, there are some good things to be discovered in Robert McKee’s “Story”. But there’s also a lot that can be misleading, confusing or even just plain wrong. And for young writers who take his words as gospel, McKee can pose a real danger to finding your voice, truly understanding your character, and discovering the organic structure of your screenplay. I believe that a big part of that is because McKee teaches screenwriting from a critic’s perspective, rather than that of a writer. He teaches rules (he’d call them “principles”) extrapolated from finished screenplays, rather than the process that the writer uses to get there. In McKee’s bluster, it’s easy to forget that screenwriting is a complex art, not a simple A-Z process to which he holds the lock and key. Here’s a Vanity Fair article that points out some of his flaws, particularly related to his discussion of the horror genre: Read the Vanity Fair article. Thanks to Joshua Dysart for sending this article my way! Photo Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times
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