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KILL IT! KILL IT WITH FIRE! – Writing Tips

“By guest author Calix Lewis Reneau, writer/director of www.childthemovie.com and producer and creative of features, television, print, music, and new media.” You’ve probably heard the writing advice to “murder your darlings.” This means to be ruthless in deleting clever writing that doesn’t serve the greater purpose of your work. I’ve learned that a writer must

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INSIGHTS: How people will be different in the future – a writer’s guide…

In Ian’s previous articles, we’ve seen how technologies of the future (and present!) can quickly invalidate our future-writing efforts. But the easiest thing for writers to misjudge is how people themselves will be different, within the future worlds we create. We may be very happy to accept any implausible or kitsch elements in your future-writing

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Our pick of the web for July 2017 – From the @WriteMovies Twitter Feed!

Our pick of the web for July 2017 – From the @WriteMovies Twitter Feed! Our @WriteMovies Twitter feed has been sharing lots of exciting things giving our tips of the best new articles, insights and offers for screenwriters and producers on the web. And in case you’ve missed anything there, here is our pick for July

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WriteMovies Writing Tips – Robert McKee and being secure as a writer

WriteMovies Writing Tips – Robert McKee and being secure as a writer “Secure writers don’t sell first drafts. They patiently rewrite until the script is as director-ready, as actor-ready as possible. Unfinished work invites tampering, while polished, mature work seals its integrity.” – Robert McKee This is so true for everyone, especially those involved in

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Our pick of the web for April-May 2017 – From the @WriteMovies Twitter Feed!

Our pick of the web for April and May 2017 – From the @WriteMovies Twitter Feed! Our @WriteMovies Twitter feed has been sharing lots of exciting things giving our tips of the best new articles, insights and offers for screenwriters and producers on the web. And in case you’ve missed anything there, here is our pick

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WriteMovies Writing Tips: Writing Beyond the First Page

These WriteMovies Writing Tips will help with your struggles to go beyond the first part of the script – the stumbling block can often be going further.. “They say it is the first step that costs the effort. I do not find it so. I am sure I could write unlimited ‘first chapters’. I have

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