There comes a time in every writer's life when they just have to let their script go. I know it's difficult, but there is a point in editing when you just don't need to do it any more. Beyond that point is when you edit out of fear. The fear of rejection. The one thing … Continue reading Friday Fun – Out of Time
Just imagine if all we got were first drafts of everything! I don't want to. The world would be in chaos.
I thought it'd be appropriate to throw up a first draft comic this week. I actually read the first draft to "Moby Dick" and it's exactly like this.
There's definitely a lesson to learn here...
I don't think I've covered this one yet. I've heard the best writers clean their entire apartments before writing. In fact, the longer you take to clean it, the better writer you are. There's a pro tip, so listen well.
This one is a re-post. An oldie, but a goodie! If you want to love what you do, than listen to Hobbes. Of course the end result is important, but it's crucial to enjoy the process. Otherwise, what's the point? Once you put your fingers to the keyboard, you'll realize whether or not you like … Continue reading Friday Fun – Learning to Love Writing
It’s hard enough to get people to read a script. It’s probably best to listen to them and really think about what the have to say before you tell them “You don’t know anything!” and run for the hills. It’s like letting your child go to preschool on the first day, you just have to … Continue reading Friday Fun – Critiques
The act of doing allows you to do the thing that you want to be doing... What am words?There has to be a better way to say that. Have you ever heard of the “Do Something” Principle? Mark Manson, the wonderful writer of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” put it much better … Continue reading Friday Fun – Do Something
That plot is so full of holes it resembles swiss cheese! Haha, an oldy but a goody.
The character I'm creating is clever and witty, and says lots of funny things. He's really smart and cool, and is well liked by almost everybody. I think I'm going to name him Jordan. Oh wait, that's just me. Making original characters is hard. I should just write stories about where there's just a bunch … Continue reading Friday Fun – Characters