John and Craig offer guidance on how to navigate an industry built on embellishment, vamping, and saving face. Did you really love that movie? Have you even started that rewrite? In many cases, the truth matters less than your confident delivery.
We also answer listener questions on story consultants, how to describe a puffin call, and the experience of seeing our scenes on screen.
In our bonus segment for premium members, John presses Craig on what young people should do instead of attending college.
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- Jack Thorne’s James Mactaggart Lecture
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UPDATE 11-9-21 The transcript for this episode can be found here.