January 28, 2014   1 note

The Importance of Study Hall

Someone (sorry, don’t recall who) posted an article on Facebook, which I actually read — a rarity! It’s a little bit of psychobabble and some hippity-dippity stuff about why most people don’t find their purpose in life. I think a lot of it was true, but…

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January 23, 2014   1 note


When I first moved to Los Angeles, I had a vague idea of what I wanted to do — I wanted to be a screenwriter.  I, of course had no idea howI would accomplish that goal. Once I was settled in my new Disney job (I was transferred cross country, remember)…

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January 12, 2014

Here We Go Again.

New Year. 2014. Whoop-edee-doo!

No, truly I’m excited for the year, just like I was excited for last year. 2013 had a lot going on. Here’s a sample of my year:

* Retained agent (yay! I’m still repped!)

* Went on about 12 pitch meetings for a project,…

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October 7, 2013   1 note

Scribosphere Carnival #3 - Criticism

Michael Patrick Sullivan at Red Right Hand is in charge this week, and he’s come up with a very intriguing topic.  In his words:

This week’s Scribosphere topic is how we each take criticism, or how we don’t, who do we seek out to provide it, and what do…

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October 5, 2013

Scribosphere Carnival #2 - Workflow

Jonathan was tagged with starting us off this week, and he’s provided a great topic to explore:

WORKFLOW – Everybody has one, and none are the same. Inspired by a post from John August (referencing THIS SITE), you should explain where and when you write,…

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September 26, 2013

Scribosphere Carnival #2 - Submit your topic ideas

In keeping with the rules I posted earlier, I get to pick the topic for next week.  You have until Sunday at 2 PM to submit your topic.  Winner gets to go next and post their topic to their blog next Monday!

Let the games begin.

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September 23, 2013

Scribosphere Carnival #1 - Time Capsule

Welcome to the first Scribosphere Carnival!  Before I get into this week’s topic, a few bits of background, and the posting rules.  I know most of you who decide to participate will want the instructions right up front before I start actually writing on…

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September 23, 2013

The Scribosphere Returns

From the ashes of our trashed draft posts, we are coming back, stronger than ever.  Why?

Well, I can only speak for myself, but I see that nevermind the podcasts, the twitter feeds, the facebook groups or the multitude of novels and messageboards, there…

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September 20, 2013

Screenwriting Blogger-palooza is Tomorrow, Sept 21!

That’s right, several old-timer screenwriting bloggers are gathering to swap tales of woe and triumph.  Perhaps we’ll tell you how our blogs started, or why they were abandoned, picked up, abandoned again… the impact of Twitter and FB on our blogging, and…

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September 4, 2013

Clear Skies - 17 months later

I actually meant to write this post five months ago, but you know how it is. You blink in April and it’s suddenly September. I haven’t blogged a lot in the past year — all you have to do is look at the dates of the last five posts to see that’s true — but…

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