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On This Historic Day
January 20, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
On This Historic Day

This day belongs to the world. Without the good wishes, positive thoughts and fervent hopes of the whole world this day would have never happened. For that, America thanks you.

Some Thoughts on Hope
January 19, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
Some Thoughts on Hope

Given the incredible drama of the run-up to the American Presidential Inauguration it seems superficial to write about any other kind of drama. Instead here are some thoughts on hope.

Sister Rose on Without A Trace
January 16, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
Sister Rose on Without A Trace

The television series, Without a Trace, is a classic Power of Truth story. A good friend, Sister Rose Pacatte, wrote about a recent episode “Miracle Worker” in her blog. http://sisterrose.wordpress.com/
My comments about her post …

More Thoughts on Rewriting
January 15, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
More Thoughts on Rewriting

In further discussion of yesterday’s post– How do you tackle a daunting rewrite? My best suggestion is to outline your current script draft. Write what actually happens in each scene. What are …

Revolutionary Road – Power of Idealism
January 14, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
Revolutionary Road – Power of Idealism

The film Revolutionary Road tells the story of Frank and April Wheeler (Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet), two Power of Idealism characters who feel trapped in the bonds of a mundane suburban lifestyle.

Neil LaBute on Rewriting
January 14, 2009 – 12:00 AM | No Comment
Neil LaBute on Rewriting

Since LaBute’s background is as a playwright, he often rewrites based on his collaboration with actors. His most important point for me was never say in words what you can say with action; with a character’s look, expression or movement.