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Monthly Archives: April 2012

This weekend in movies 4/27/12

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This week in movies!
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Indie publishing – the path of least resistance

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Indie Publishing, the Path of Least Resistance   Author of  Infatuation and Disappear, Love
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Basics of Screenplay Format

Basic Screenplay Format

  This may be obvious, but the purpose of screenwriting is to end up with a motion picture.  This basic yet essential fact is why the screenplay format is so important.  Much like plays require a format agreed upon by those who put on stage productions and poetry has rules regarding meter and verse,...
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This weekend in movies 4/20/12

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1.) Think Like a Man (33M)   2.)The Lucky One  (22.8M)   3.) The Hunger Games (14.5M)
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Woman dismembered waiting for inept police department’s response

Prisoners Hands in Cell Bars

It’s an old cliche but sometimes life is stranger than fiction. As writers we look for inspiration in real life events we sometimes wish was fiction because it’s horrible, or  inspiring stories we wish would happen more often.  I bring you the surreal… Each week we’ll post stories that wiill make your blood boil,...
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Friends in high places…

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Breaking into Hollywood isn’t hard to do, it’s practically impossible. We write our stories with the best intentions, embarking on journey that may well take years to accomplish. Writers carry out this monumental task with two goals in mind; completing the story first, and seeing our words come to fruition on screen. But it’s a rush many screenwriters will never...
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Weekend Box Office

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This weekend’s top three movies…
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Happy Easter from Screenwritersdaily.com!

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We just want to take the time to wish our members and visitors a Happy Easter! By the way, what part of the world do you live in? Any holidays we should know about? List them below!
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For mom of five, honesty doesn’t pay!

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  It’s an old cliche but sometimes life is stranger than fiction. As writers we look for inspiration in real life events we sometimes wish was fiction because it’s horrible, or  inspiring stories we wish would happen more often.  I bring you the surreal… Each week we’ll post stories that wiill make your blood...
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Netflix produces first original series

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April 5, 2012 – Netflix  announces its first original series,  LilyHammer. The show, which rolled out its first eight episodes in February 2012, stars Steve Van Zandt as ex-gangster Frank Tagliano, an ex-mafia boss in the witness protection program who asks to be sent to Norway.
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Weekend Box Office

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This weekend’s top three movies…
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Elements of Character Development

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  It has been said that story is character–the plot is determined by the decisions your protagonist makes and how the character reacts to situations he/she must deal with.  Like in the make-your-own-adventure books, the story becomes something completely different if the protagonist takes a right turn rather than a left turn.  Before you...
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