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Nothing More Than Feelings

I haven’t read like this since high school. I’ve just started my sixth book and there’s no slowing me down. This week I have finished reading Eragon by Christopher Paolini. I have never had the chance to read this wonderful fantasy book before and I am glad I did. I truly enjoyed it and will read book two of his series…

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Reading and Writing

I’ve just noticed that January has gone by and I haven’t written a single blog post. I’m sorry about that. I’ve been reading and writing and just getting through this winter. Last year I established a goal of reading 12 different books throughout the year. With a month behind me already I’ve just started reading…

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Happy New Year!!

In just one day it is 2015. Can you believe it’s 2015 already? In 1989 Marty McFly was driven (sort of) from his home in 1985 to October 21, 2015. He and Doc Brown (along with Jennifer) traveled 30 years into the future. Once in the future 1985 audiences were presented with a 20th century look at…

On The Twelfth Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: When developing your screenplay, follow a formula to insure you have all the ingredients you need to make your screenplay perfect. Once you start writing your screenplay make sure you bury that formula under great characters and exceptional writing. Source : feekwrites.com

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On The Eleventh Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: Everyone knows the villain is supposed to act like she’s the hero of her own story. But so should the romantic interest, the henchmen, the mentor and the supporting characters.   Source : Script Tips…You Hack

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On The Ninth Days of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: When it comes to the beginning of your screenplay, I’m a firm believer in letting the ending dictate the correct beginning.  If you know your character dies in the end, it makes sense to use that profound piece of knowledge to structure a suitable journey (both for…

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On The Eighth Day of Christmas…

…the Screenwriting Community gave to me, this tip: A screenplay is a 90-120 page document written in Courier 12 point font on 8 1/2″ x 11″ bright white three-hole punched paper. Wondering why Courier font is used? It’s a timing issue. One formatted script page in Courier font equals roughly one minute of screen time.…