I am reading Story by Robert McKee and in every book about storytelling you face the bitch that is writers block. Personally it is less writers block and more decision paralysis instead. My issue has always been about how to cull the infinity that the blank page brings. How do you tell a unique story …Continue reading "The Lock of the (Writer’s) Block"
I should be looking for a job, in reality I have not since the 2012 started. Why haven’t I? I have been afraid of taking chances, of exploring, really exploring the possibilities beyond just a job. I am in transition from what I thought I wanted to do to trying something completely different that is somewhat alien to me.Continue reading "A New Way Through the Noise"
There is no one way to do anything and in creating a characters there are a few ways to approach it. The 2 ways I am focusing on are developing all the details of who your characters from the beginning. SO this means going back in time before your story starts to figure out what …Continue reading "Making My Characters Feel Real"
I am thinking of writing a script and I came across this on YouTube and couldn’t help but LOL at it. I love this type of thing and hopefully writing my script will be just as fun, challenge and growth in equal measure.Continue reading "Script Writing Vid LOL"
In this time of economic uncertainty it is so easy to get down. I know I have been at the grindstone for awhile and it has been brutal at times. It gets easy to just see the negative but there is that belief in positive thinking.Continue reading "An Awesome TED Talk by Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work :)"
I have been thinking about what am I looking for a job or a mission? That is a key question that I am trying to figure out as I figure my next steps.Continue reading "In Search of a Job or a Mission"
So it is a new year and a time to rethink who you are and what you want to do. Here is my bucket list on what to do in no particular order. I have this as a blog post but I am also making it a page so I know where to go when …Continue reading "My Bucket List"
Now I am not a writer by trade although I do pretend at times. Now that I have a bit of time I have been thinking about writing a story. I am keeping a few bucket lists for random ideas that I come up with or are inspired by.Continue reading "A New Year for the Next Steps"
So 2011 is in the books. It was the start of a new decade and brought so much global strife and concern. The Middle East had a few pivot points that will reverberate for years to come.Continue reading "QUICK Thoughts on 2011 and A Welcome to 2012"
I have searched a long, long time for my own meaning and I am not eve sure what that is or what it means. What I do know is that I have struggled to build the pillars of my life. I am so lucky with great parents and family but as we have all moved …Continue reading "Filling the Vacuum"