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!
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Here’s the story behind what turned a simple cutaway scene in the screenplay’s third act into a whole *new* chapter in the novel – and why I think it works.
Continue reading From Screenplay to Novel – How One Short Scene Became A Whole Chapter
Wherein our producer asks us to create a dream cast… and who we chose.
Continue reading Casting the perfect stars for Grampa Was A Superhero
Here’s one example of how the best stuff that appears on screen can have nothing to do with what’s in your screenplay… and why that’s great.
Continue reading Why your screenplay is not what defines the movie
Why rewrite a screenplay that’s working? Because it’s not. Here’s one story about going back and fixing what we didn’t think was broken.
Continue reading Why we rewrote a perfectly good screenplay – and why you should too
They say you’ll never sell your very first screenplay. Hear how I sold mine, step by step, and learn why you probably shouldn’t do exactly what I did.
Continue reading How I sold the very first screenplay I ever wrote – and how you can avoid the same fate
Public domain means there’s a powerful property up for grabs…
Continue reading Wizard of Oz is public domain