I came across this item and found it to a perfect recipe for a terrific creative life
Whenever a character is disappointed, rejected, humiliated or spurned (or has a set-back of any kind), he or she experiences a loss. The question is, how does experiencing this loss reveal character? The loss and grief cycle includes these character revealing steps.
#TypesTuesday - Stories that are about issues of loyalty and betrayal.
Voted "Best" Student Film Festival by MovieMaker Magazine, the Angelus Student Film Festival draws entries from graduate and undergraduate students of film from around the world.
In watching the grand drama of the American election play out, it's interesting to look at the candidates' Character Type. John McCain is a classic Power of Idealism character.
#WritingAdviceWednesday - Quit obsessing and start writing.
#TypesTuesday - In order to have real power, a story and a character must have a single clear emotional focus
#MondayMusings - Rebels are opportunistic, but Revolutionaries strive for change
A question I frequently get asked is: "What if someone steals my idea?" The fact is, you cannot protect an idea. You can only protect the expression of the idea. Your unique expression or individual point of view is what makes any of your script ideas valuable or protect-able
In a few seconds the audience (or executive in a pitch session) should be able to get the essential core of your story and character. One of my favorite quotes is by Albert Einstein: “If you can’t say it simply and briefly you probably don’t understand it well enough.”