Monthly Archives: July 2011

Public Experiment in Playwriting…

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I had a thought last week… What would it be like to work on a play publicly? I started thinking about this because… Ok. See, I’m a writer. And I have a TON of plays and scripts and all that sort of stuff. I read as many as I can. Some are good, some are […]

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Burn. Out.

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I think I’m facing something that I don’t want to face. And I’m not even sure if it’s true. I’ve written a lot of pages in the year since I’ve moved to LA. A LOT of pages. And not all of them have sucked. Which is good. But… man… these past weeks… trying to write […]

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Openings.

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The opening of a script is pretty important. It sets the tone. It introduces the story. It introduces the characters who are going to be in the story–might be the lead, might not. And there’s lots of advice: open as close to the beginning of the story as possible or open with something visual and […]

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Ridiculous Inventions…. #2 Gyroscopic Airline Seating… For those bumping rides…

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It’s another ridiculous invention. The rules: 1. They must serve some purpose for the greater good of all humanity… 2. They have to fulfill some obscure greater good of humanity. Recently I had the joy of traveling by plane, a large one, followed by a regional jet. (Or as some might call it: an RJ.) […]

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Ridiculous Inventions…. #1 Circadian Lighting System.

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In an attempt to maintain my creativity, as I enter into the most uncreative fields… TV writing… (just kidding) I have taken it upon myself to create useful… but perhaps a wee bit ridiculous inventions. A couple of rules. 1. They must serve some purpose for the greater good of all humanity… 2. They have […]

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