The Inciting IncidentNovember 5, 201110
What if Someone Steals Your Idea?October 27, 2011
It’s a constant fear among young writers: finally coming up with that million dollar idea, only to have it…
FLASHBACKS, Part 3: Making The Past PresentOctober 19, 2011
What do Blue Valentine, Memento, and Sophie’s Choice have in common? They’re all chock full of flashbacks.
Flashbacks, Part 2: Dancing With The DevilOctober 10, 2011
While that will definitely keep you out of trouble, it probably won’t bring out your best writing either.
Flashbacks: 100 Rules and How To Break ThemOctober 5, 2011
As any screenwriting teacher will tell you, flashbacks almost always mean big trouble for young writers.
100 Rules and How To Break ThemSeptember 29, 2011
I’ll be analyzing one of the so called “rules” of screenwriting, and exploring both why they exist, and how…
The Passover Question: Turning Cliche Into An AllySeptember 8, 2011
Ever get the feeling that your writing is coming out cliche?
Breaking The Chain of Writer’s Block: Part 4July 26, 2011
Help Your Inner Artist to Cooperate With Your Grown Up Goals
Breaking The Chain of Writer’s Block: Part 3July 20, 2011
Shift The Focus of Your Feedback