The Biz: 2017: Part 2

December 15, 2017 0 Comment

This is part 2 of my post on The Biz. You can find Part 1 here. By the Biz I’m talking about TV, film, web series, changing trends, etc. I’ll present showbiz-related posts for the year 2017 that I thought were enlightening. As per usual, this is dedicated to your edification in the screenwriting trade […]

Great Speeches: V 2.0

December 3, 2017 0 Comment

Good Reader, if you’ve read my previous Great Scenes or Speeches posts you know I have a tendency to pick them from 1990 and before. Apologies… I promise the next version of Great Speeches will have nothing pre-Millennium. Meanwhile, I hope some of these killer monologues enlighten your own screenplay process. The first one is […]

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” -Erma Bombeck This is my Top 10 Thanksgiving movie list circa 2017. Also 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012. This list is old as hell, and for good reason. Classic movies are timeless… It’s Thanksgiving […]

I’m overdue on the subject of free Screenwriting Resources. Some of these I’ve posted before, other stuff offered up today is new. All of it can help you in your quest to get on the board, to have a career, to finally swim with angelfish and African Cichlids in your Hollywood Hills kidney-shaped swimming pool– […]

Hey folks… Ever wonder what happens after your movie actually gets made? What does the writer do on set, exactly? How should you conduct yourself? The hunt for the roadrunner across the Sahara desert occupies so much of a writer’s time– what happens when the thing actually gets made? Here’s my most recent article up on […]