So, I’m back from my injury, back from my family road trip and… DUN DUN DUN I’M EMPLOYED!
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: adj. hearing a person with a thick accent pronounce a certain phrase—the Texan “cooler,” the South African “bastard,” the Kiwi “thirty years ago”—and wanting them to repeat it over and over until the vowels pool in the air and congeal into a linguistic taffy you could break apart and give as presents. This is probably the best blog I’ve found in months
The Writing Process - In Pictures
anorie: lorienscribe: tinydragongina: senecasbearddontgiveafuck: fuck-yeah-band-nerds: titlethisaparadox: COULD THIS BE ANY MORE ACCURATE THIS IS THE MOST WONDERFULLY ACCURATE THING I’VE EVER LAID MY EYES ON If anyone ever asks to compose my biography as a writer, I will just refer them to this. Right now I’m at David Tennant in a...
hurt my hand. typing slow.
Putting this out there
Would anyone be interested in me posting a thing about how to write action cleanly and smartly in script format? It was kinda my specialty at USC. And I can provide examples. So yeah, anyone interested?
sidebarexcursions asked: Hey, liked your career updates :) where are you based?
Sometimes I feel like the only GoT fan who loves...
marisakatebella: Seriously, I don’t understand where all the hate comes from on both parts. I love Arya because she’s tough and does stuff her way, but I love Sansa because she learns to play the game and that takes a lot of brains. Arya is the brawn and Sansa is the brain. It’s like two sides of the same coin. I feel like it’s impossible to have one without the other. So what if Arya is cruel...
Quick career update!
A manager read my thesis, said, and I quote “I fucking loved it” and was surprised I wasn’t represented yet. She wants to meet with me about it.
Jobs? In the film industry? What?
So, we’re all in this together, right? The whole following your passion, getting into the film industry, trying to survive. Starving artist sort of thing, until you make it big. So what do you do in the meantime? I myself am in search of a post graduation job, and it just sucks. So here’s a list of all the job sites I’m applying for, so you guys can get started as well. ...
Groupon, you are officially trolling us. “Father’s Day deals for the man who felt you kick inside him for nine months”
dasdeutschtard: kittykatstark: ohmygil: vanilla-doll: YOU’RE WELCOME Adorable baby Loki I saw wandering around the con last weekend. Seriously… where were his parents? He does what he wants. I have video too if any one wants to see him bullying baby Hawkeye. >:3 oh my god. oh no oh noooooooooooooooooooooooo YES VIDEO PLEASE
Screenwriting: Beef up your main conflict →
scootywoopinaway: What’s the main conflict of your story? Is it a powerful force that engages the emotions of your reader or does it leave them feeling flat and let down? THE MAIN CONFLICT is one of those areas where a minor improvement can often make a huge difference in the quality of the read. So it is well worth reconsidering that conflict. Let’s see if we can make this easy. First, a...
Screenwriting Tip #1005
screenwritingtips: Natural-sounding dialogue is often elliptic, in the sense that it curves back around to the point. People say the first thing on their mind, then they expand on it, then they clarify the first statement. To expand on this, the key to making GOOD natural sounding dialogue is to make even the tangents and elliptical points be relevant to the character’s intention. Watch...
How Christian fundamentalists plan to teach... →
beyond-the-wand: deconversionmovement: Good News Clubs’ evangelism in schools is already subverting church-state separation. Now they justify murdering nonbelievers. The Bible has thousands of passages that may serve as the basis for instruction and inspiration. Not all of them are appropriate in all circumstances. The story of Saul and the Amalekites is a case in point. It’s not a pretty...
Sorry for the influx of career posts, but got another (little) update! I had applied for a bunch of jobs LATE last night, and one emailed me back asking for another writing sample. Win?