3 Ways to Resurrect an Old Story

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) It’s seldom discussed, but most writers must get a lot of bad writing out before any solid storytelling begins flowing from us. As we grow, we see our own development and tend to discard the stories we worked on earlier in our journey. While our writing style may have left much to... Continue Reading →

David Lynch’s Advice to Writers

David Lynch has been in the news recently with the unveiling of his reboot of Twin Peaks, the classic 29-episode miniseries that consumed audiences in the early '90s. Ariston Anderson of Filmmaker Magazine recently shared ten lessons he learned from Lynch. Here are a few highlights: The thrill is in the hunt for a good... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day: John August

If you have four ideas, all equally viable, I’d recommend writing the one that has the best ending. That’s the one you’ve thought through the most, and the one you’re least likely to abandon midway. 

Quote of the Day: Louis L’Amour

If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow.

Quote of the Day: David Griffith

Ideas can come from anywhere, they are the vital spark that starts the writing process. One of the best ways of deciding whether you’ve got a good idea fora movie is to ask yourself one simple question: “If someone else had written this story, would I get on a bus, go down to the cinema and pay to watch it?”

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