Tag Archives: character

Courage Doesn’t Always Roar

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I’m busy working on my next feature film script, and have limited time for blogging today. But then, this isn’t just a re-post of an old fave, it’s a self-encourager. If you write, you know what I mean. It takes … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump, I’ve tried so hard to figure out how to articulate what I need, what I believe the people of the United States and the rest of the world need, from you. I can’t find the perfect words, … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I know, you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek Mick Jagger’s advice when creating characters.” Or not. But Mick has a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having your main character…

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Magnum Opus

I feel a sense of connection to great artists when I view their work. I feel an even deeper sense of connection to The Artist when I view His work. Creation does not limit or “contain” God. But it does reveal his character … Continue reading

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Success and Failure

“Success can’t keep its promises and failure can’t hold it’s ground. One shouldn’t be bamboozled by either state. The important thing is not to be in a certain state, but to be a certain kind of person in whichever state … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero

I know, you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek Mick Jagger’s advice when creating characters.” Or not. But Mick has a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having your main character ultimately get what he or … Continue reading

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