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We’ve talked about characters and plot. Now for the final part of this series: details. When trying to make a scene more realistic, directors rely on props and costumes. The right details can totally make a scene. Whenever I get … Continue reading
All right, so last time we talked about characters. Today, let’s discuss plot. Here are some questions to ask yourself when watching TV to inform your own writing: 1) Why did they choose to end the scene there? (And where … Continue reading
I like to watch TV. Everyone knows this. (I even blog about it.) Sometimes I have an excuse to watch, like I had a hard day, or someone is over and wants to watch something with me. But sometimes I … Continue reading
This year’s winter olympics was fun to watch, wasn’t it? The drama, the excitement, the heartbreak. Hearing the athletes’ stories was inspiring and compelling. And while I was watching, I couldn’t help but think that as a writer, I could … Continue reading
Have you seen V on ABC (see above preview)? Basically it’s about what happens when an alien race makes first contact with earth. I think the show is meant to appeal to Battlestar Galactica (aka BSG) fans as well as … Continue reading