1. SANCTUARIES, SAFE HARBORS AND OTHER HAPPY WRITING PLACES

    Every writer needs a happy writing place. And if we don’t, that is often the prime excuse we make for not writing. My computer crashed and I lost all my files is a good one. My significant other and I broke up works. Hey, I had to walk the dog. The baby is teething. The line at Starbucks was like,…Read More

  2. THE SATISFYING ENDING: DAMIEN CHAZELLE + THE LALA LAND DILEMMA

    After all the weeks and months and sometimes years of slaving over your script-to-screen adventure, it would be nice if your audience affirmed and validated your efforts by feeling satisfied by your ending -- satisfied by the experience and the landing zone you provided for them; satisfied that the …Read More