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Horberg on haiku from the meltdown

May 18th, 2009 · No Comments

“… In last week’s issue of The New Yorker, writer Nick Paumgarten writes a trenchant and sobering article about the totality of the financial meltdown.
“In just one paragraph he manages to summarize about as succinctly and completely as I have read anywhere, a description of the crisis and its multiple causes.
“If written in verse, it […]

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Gray on putting down the cook book

May 18th, 2009 · No Comments

“… If applying specific terminology or methodology feels cumbersome - step away from the book and feel your way in more organically. If you get hung up on screenwriting labels and fixated on them (I seriously got really hung up on the terminology of the Hero’s Journey for awhile there) then that’s a sign that […]

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Mernit on a leaking brain and 42 Essential 3rd Act Twists by Harvet Ismuth

May 18th, 2009 · No Comments

“… I’ve spent the past eight days analyzing what’s working and not working in four movies-to-be.  They were each of them comedies and/or romantic comedies, and weirdly, they were each new drafts that were more dramedy than comedy, thus sharing as a group the predominate note of: make this funnier!
“Apparently America wants to laugh (Can […]

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