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Guest Blog: Eric Loo-The Rules are the Same (or Writer’s Amnesia)

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Here we are again.  Another guest blog entry.  And I’m very excited about this one.  This one is from a NEW writing friend, Eric Loo.  He is a fellow member of the Playwrights Union.  Recently, he and I were out and about in lovely West Hollywood, to chat.  I was struggling with a new spec […]

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Finishing…

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So… where was I? Right. Rewriting. And rewriting. And before that, probably rewriting. I feel like I’ve been rewriting for months now. Sure, the work IS actually getting better, I can’t slag off on rewriting as a concept, but… there has to come to a point when I can say: I’m finished. …Right? I’m working […]

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Importance of really loving what you write…or how to know what you’re writing is crap.

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Sometimes I try to convince myself that an idea will work if I just put a LITTLE more effort into the piece. That if I just work HARD ENOUGH I can make an idea work. So, I sit at my computer and I just… keep trying… to make my brain work HARDER. Generally what happens […]

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Page One. Again.

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Here we are again, again. Facing the blank page. This time, I know what NEEDS to go onto, as, well, I’ve been here before. I’m talking about the page one rewrite. That thing where you have an idea, you’ve written a bunch of pages, maybe even a first draft, then you realize: it sucks. IT […]

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CopLawyerDoctor show

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On Friday, I had a meeting. I’ve been having them lately. They feel good. It means people are liking my work. Which is always a great compliment. These meetings have been with executives, in preparation for the development cycle. At least, I suspect. In essence, I think these meetings have been about seeing whether or […]

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