The Motaba virus sounds bad, but the cure — heavy doses of Dustin Hoffman — is arguably worse.
LC (whose email handle ThrobbingSocks is much more provocative) tipped me off to this Film Threat article by Allan Heifetz which explains some of the more significant pet peeves of professional (and unprofessional) script readers. Newbies also love to break the fourth wall. These fools must think they have super strength. “Hulk smash fourth wall! […]
My first experience with being translated.
A useful guide to super-villainy.
Why it’s important for screenwriters to stay active throughout production.
Everyone knows how to Google, but there are some special functions that can really help when you need specific information on, say, atheist penguins. (Yes, that was my attempt at a Google Whack. No, it didn’t work.) Google has a great cheat sheet with hints for finding just what you need. If you have a […]
In the share-the-love category: A growing number of writers have websites and/or blogs that you may want to check out for more information and opinions about the craft, the business and the unreality of screenwriting. Here are a few worth perusing: Lee Goldberg has written extensively for television, and also has several novels to his […]