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How to guarantee progress on your first draft…

By |2019-04-26T10:24:49-04:00November 7th, 2017|discipline for the writer, first draft, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, script consulting, the writing process|

There's a simple little practice many writers I know use [...]

Your first draft: resisting the urge to share…

By |2019-04-26T10:24:54-04:00October 17th, 2017|character development, discipline for the writer, first draft, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, script consulting, the writing process|

I realize that many of my new posts are to [...]

The writer’s scanning machine…

By |2019-04-26T10:25:09-04:00May 30th, 2017|discipline for the writer, John Patrick Shanley, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, rewriting process, script consulting, the writing process|

Once you think you've made all the necessary revisions and [...]

Your rewriting mantra…

By |2019-04-26T10:25:10-04:00May 16th, 2017|discipline for the writer, first draft, low-residency MFA in writing for stage and screen, MFA in playwriting, MFA in screenwriting, rewriting process, script consulting, the writing process|

Less is more.  Another cliche, another basic truth.  Especially in [...]