The varying degrees of “unfilmable” information

I once worked with a writer “Dante” who hated unfilmables beyond reason. He proudly told me the story of a time he was working with a partner who wanted to describe a character as angry. Dante changed the line to “his brow furrows” because a furrowing brow is literally filmable, and he didn't think angry... Continue Reading →

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Five common mistakes that can sour a reader on the first page.

People tend to give performers the benefit of the doubt. When a new speaker takes to the lectern, when a singer approaches the mic on America's Got Talent, when a dancer begins their first steps, the natural human reaction is to shut up for a moment and see what they've got. The same holds in... Continue Reading →

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