5 Ways to Inspire Your Writing: Part III

3. Write from a Place of Creation, Not Negation Student: But I don’t want it to be obvious. I also don’t want it to be cliché. I’m afraid the audience will expect that. Professor: So what DO you want to do? It’s 2014. We’ve all been watching movies basically since...
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E.T.: Three Decades Later, as Magical as Ever

In 1960, following his parent’s divorce, a boy with a vivid imagination invented a friend as a means of coping with the split. At age 14, Steven Spielberg had unwittingly sown the seeds for his 1982 classic film, E.T. Elements from his unrealized 1980 project Night Skies, a collaboration with...
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5 Ways to Inspire Your Writing: Part II

2. There’s no such thing as Normal. Or Crazy. Professor: So who’s this main character? Student: Oh no one, just a boring guy with a boring life. A businessman. Aside from the misinformed and very un-American way of thinking of “normal,” this is another student afraid of truth. The truth...
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