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A writing mantra that pays dividends…

By |2019-04-26T10:24:40-04:00February 21st, 2018|backstory exploration, character exploration, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, script consulting, story development, the writing process|

So you have an exciting new idea you want to [...]

The dangers of writing out of order…

By |2019-04-26T10:24:56-04:00October 3rd, 2017|backstory exploration, first draft, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, the ripple effect, the writing process|

There are writers I work with who have shared with [...]

Why most scripts are toss-aways

By |2019-04-26T10:24:57-04:00September 12th, 2017|backstory exploration, first draft, inventing plot, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, plot outlining, script consulting, the writing process|

It may sound harsh, but most new scripts that are [...]