How to Beat the Second Act Blues

by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) You know the Second Act Blues, don’t you? That’s what you get when you’re deep into a script you’ve been working on for awhile – let’s say you’re on page 55 – and it all starts to fall apart. Your protagonist loses her drive. You lose your confidence. Your fingers can’t... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Blocks and Remedies: Part I

by Fin Wheeler From time to time every writer is paralyzed by an inability to put pen to paper. Identify what sort of blockage you have, and why you have it, and you’re more than halfway to remedying the situation. No Original Ideas Every time you pitch your latest idea to a friend, they correctly name... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day: J.B. Priestly

Perhaps it would be better not to be a writer, but if you must, then write. If all feels hopeless, if that famous 'inspiration' will not come, write. If you are a genius, you'll make your own rules, but if not - and the odds are against it - go to your desk no matter what your mood, face the icy challenge of the paper - write.

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