What Makes “Logan” Good?

24 03 2017

http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2017/03/21/film-crit-hulk-smash-storytelling-vs.-movie-essence





Worldbuilding Mistakes Even Pros Make

21 03 2017

A really good article. Number Two Can be challenging, but Number Three will ruin a story for me.

http://mythcreants.com/blog/five-worldbuilding-mistakes-even-enthusiasts-make/





How To Begin Writing

8 03 2017

My son had to write a paper for his college class. He had a week to do it and while he did write some notes over the weekend, he left writing the bulk of the report until the night before it was due. It wasn’t that he’s a bad writer. It wasn’t that he […]

via How to begin writing when you can’t — Live to Write – Write to Live





Cliches To Avoid! I Would Add “Scary Clowns” and “Quirky Pop Music”

7 03 2017

When any genre becomes popular and produces as many films as the horror genre, there are bound to be recurring themes that will be found in many of the films. Movies like The Cabin in the Woods and Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon capitalize on these commonly … Read More… The post…

via Horror Cliches to Avoid — AnythingHorror.com





Writing Prompts: Octopuses and Lethal Illness

22 02 2017

Cephalopods are overwhelming the world’s oceans. After the dolphins leave, will the octopi move in on the fish? Touch the coolest lil beastie to see the article.

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There is the Spanish Flu. There is Ebola. There is the Black Death. Why have we not heard of the British Sweats? It has a 40% mortality rate. What would happen now if it came back? Touch the Limey Ponce to learn more.

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Writers: Pixar Offers Writing Courses FREE

17 02 2017

https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/15/pixar-offers-free-online-lessons-in-storytelling-via-khan-academy/?sr_share=facebook





Writers: Compare Versions To See Strengths

10 02 2017

I liked William Malone’s 1999 remake of House on Haunted Hill, and I remember watching his 2002 follow-up Feardotcom back when I was working in a video store. All I remember about it at the time is that it felt immediately dated, and already a little too reminiscent of that year’s American remake of The Ring. (Even though Feardotcom […]

via “I believe death should be repulsive, so we don’t grow too fond of it.” – Feardotcom (2002) — Who Killed Orrin Grey?








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