I believe “The Muse” rewards effort, but not in the way you might expect. Once again, a few months ago, I found myself working on a script – a spec comedy feature – but the more I worked on it, the more it seemed to get away from me. Undaunted, I still sat down everyContinue reading “This Has Happened Before”
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I told you I was back at it.
In spite of the resurgence of the pandemic, which is both a national tragedy and a national disgrace, the creative wheels continue to turn and this week has already brought an few unexpected doses of good news. FIRST As the image above tips off, all three of the scripts I submitted to this year’s FinalContinue reading “I told you I was back at it.”
Did you do any writing today? Your competition did.
I have been typing a lot lately. Luckily it is something that I enjoy doing. Even when “the writing” itself isn’t going well, I get a certain, specific pleasure from sitting down, staring at the screen and typing; my fingers can pretty much keep up with the speed of my thoughts, which is pretty handyContinue reading “Did you do any writing today? Your competition did.”
No, I don’t speak Korean.
…but I often wish I did. Especially when I’m doing a “script adapting” job like the one I did last week. When I tell people I’m working on something like this “adapting an animated feature from Korea” into English, they assume I’m some sort of multi-lingual genius. I’m not. What happens is this: I getContinue reading “No, I don’t speak Korean.”
Time for more BBQ.
I’m thrilled to report the latest great news: The good people at the Austin Film Festival’s screenwriting competition just informed me that not one, but TWO of my spec sitcom pilot scripts advanced in their annual competition… so it looks like I will be visiting that sweet, weird city again this October. Regular PlanetOC readersContinue reading “Time for more BBQ.”
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