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I, Bad Guy: Origin Stories–Part Three

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PREVIOUSLY: After crash landing out in the middle of nowhere, Robbie had an epiphany. It was his turn to become a supervillain. And that’s when Agatha, Eric’s girlfriend arrived to give them a ride home. Betrayed! Agatha brought the two henchman home. A small two bedroom apartment on the westside on the third floor. It […]

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I, Bad Guy: Origin Stories–Part Two

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PREVIOUSLY: Henchmen Robbie and Eric launched themselves in an escape pod as the Professor’s lair exploded, having been attacked by the city’s hero, The Damsel. It was dark.  Really dark.  And it sucked.  Robbie and Eric walked down a gravel country road, heading towards the bright lights of the big city. Behind them, smoke rose […]

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Dealing with imagined rejection…

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For me the hardest part of writing isn’t the rejection.  It’s what to do in the face of rejection.  Imagined or otherwise. Lately, I have been going on general meetings out in LA land.  This is great.  It’s fun.  I LOVE driving onto a lot in LA.  It’s like that moment at the end of […]

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Screw You, Readings

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I have to admit it: I’m over readings.  Like WAY over them. I think they are great to first hear my script.  To get a sense of what’s working, what’s not, what do I really like about my script (because to be honest, when you’re nose to the grindstone working on pages it’s easy for […]

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Ugh. The DAY after…

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How to explain?  First, describe.  I’m pretty emotional this morning.  I’m a little down.  I’m a little cranky.  I’m totally whiny.  Why?  I had a reading last night.  And it went well.  But, it didn’t go PERFECTLY.  I got FEEDBACK.  Feedback that suggested that I had work to do.  TRUE, I know I have work […]

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