I’m big on the process of writing. It helps me build and bring life characters, their stories, and the worlds they live in. Before I configured my own writing process, I had a pile of unfinished stories for one reason or another. Either the characters were flat, too many plot holes, I didn’t know where […]
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So, you’re sitting at your desk at work, standing in line at the grocery store, or driving down the road and it hits you. Seemingly out of nowhere, you have a new idea for a story. Images flicker through your mind, you see characters within vague scenes. You can hear sound bites of dialog you’ve […]
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Writing is all about rewriting. The process to get your screenplay ready for the marketplace will include taking it through multiple drafts. The daunting task of knowing what to “rewrite” follows a period of allowing your screenplay to rest for a minute. Yes, take a step back and let it marinate. During this time go […]
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We’re making a few changes here at TFWScribes. The most obvious being the new look of the site. We are also changing the format for The Scribes Show, so that it can be an hour long show instead of thirty minutes.
Stay tuned for more updates.
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Why is Oprah the queen of interview TV? Because she gets down to the dirt, the nitty-gritty, the very core of the people she interviews. She skilfully asks all the intimate and pertinent questions that we want to ask, and then she asks the questions we didn’t even think to ask. She finds out the […]
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Here they are people! Where I was bang on with my predictions you will only see WINNER. Where I missed the mark, you will see My Prediction followed by WINNER. And where you don’t see My Prediction, I didn’t predict because I was undecided. Hope you enjoyed the Golden Globes! Don’t forget to tell me how you graded Ricky Gervais. And […]
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Once upon a time on a typical winter’s evening two long distance Twitter friends and screenwriters living outside of Hollywood found themselves in their end of day Twitter banter. As usual, they discussed writing specs, competition deadlines, attending festivals and the challenges of breaking into the industry while living outside LA. However on that cold […]
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