224,000 Visits And Counting

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Wow! This week I passed 224,000 total visits on my site since I started counting in 2011.

That’s kind of crazy.

Thank you!

Data Mining Reveals the 6 Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling

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Courtesy MIT Tech Review

This is a fascinating take on using Big Data to arrive at (or at least confirm) a result that we’ve seen demonstrated in many screenwriting books. Continue reading Data Mining Reveals the 6 Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling

Is LinkedIn A Joke? It Was To Jack Donaghy.

Is it really true? Was it true a few years ago when this aired?

Continue reading Is LinkedIn A Joke? It Was To Jack Donaghy.

New IMDB Credit for Hope Dances

Chip Street on IMDB

It’s always nice to land a new IMDB credit!

I recently worked as a Story Consultant for a film that’s in production now here in Santa Cruz, “Hope Dances.”

It’s a lovely little family film about a young tween torn between her love of softball and ballet.

Proud and pleased to have been able to help.

You can find it here.

Local Indie Film Starts Production: “Hope Dances”

Hope Dances Filming in Santa Cruz
Courtesy Santa Cruz Sentinel

It’s very exciting to see this feature film I consulted on getting into production!

I did some dialog and character development and a little story consulting… now it’s finally in front of the camera! Congratulations to writer/director Andrew and all the crew!

More info: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com