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Some of the first things new writers are told is to write what you know, and to show, and not tell. Russian playwright and author Anton Checkhov is credited with having said “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass,” underscoring the latter. Showing can be a powerful tool when used with discretion, but all too often…Continue
Added by Elise Abram on April 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
In writing your screenplay or novel or play, you must have a star. This is the person who fascinates you enough to write all those countless words. When we have a tightly written manuscript, it means we have become fascinated with a certain person in such a way that we actually live through that character.…Continue
Added by Jack Fitzgerald on February 7, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments
I almost hate telling people that I'm a writer because almost every single one of them immediately asks the same stupid question: "Where do you get your ideas from?"
If you meet a chef do you ask him/her, "How did you decide what kind of food you like to cook?" Do you ask the major league baseball player, "How did you figure out how to catch that third-inning fly ball?" Would you ask someone, "Why did you decide to fall in love with that woman?"
Added by David Grace on September 26, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
I recently attended the RomCon in Denver. The cost of travelling, accommodations, registration, food reached to nearly $2,500. Was it worth it?
So far, I’d have to say in monetary return – no. That is, unless the connections I made translates into a sudden burst of sales at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Not likely.
In terms of a useful experience, maybe. The speakers ranged from terrible to great. The organization of the event could have been better. The accommodation was poor…Continue