The Re-Re-Write and The Writer’s Diet

Nom, Nom, Nom Odd-Jobbers, I’m staring at a blinking cursor. My re-written screenplay outline needs to be re-re-written, and nothing worth re-re-writing is entering my stupid head. My bloated stomach’s grumbling and it really shouldn’t be; I’ve just eaten a good-sized portion of Eggplant Parmesan. I should be dwelling on...
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The Writer’s Path: Success Through Failure

My Dearest Odd-Jobbers, There’s something ironically humbling about receiving a call informing you that your script has been passed on while scooping up a literal massive pile of dog crap at your “eight to six” job. Usually no “reason” is given for why a company passes. Normally Odd-Jobbers just never...
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The Writer's Fight Against Technology

Beep Boop Beep, (I think that’s how R2-D2 says hello) I’m my own worst enemy. Balancing laziness and getting rid of distractions is the true Antagonist of all writers. The modern age is making writing consistently more and more difficult. I can watch almost any movie on a whim streamed...
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Finding Characters: On the Emerald Island

Hullo Odd-Jobbers, (That’s how they say it in Ireland) March was pretty hectic. I got married and have just returned from a two-week trip to Ireland. Oh how my keyboard has missed me! It’s keys feel somewhat strange as I type, so cold and distant. We have a lot of...
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