Happy Sunday! Do you remember my post about outlining? Ha! I thought that I was soooooo clever because I convinced myself that I had peace with outlines. Little did I know that my acceptance of them is the first step in the journey of 1,000 miles. But let’s be honest about the fact that this … Continue reading First Drafts…
Happy Sunday! I know that I put up a perfectly terrible picture of myself. But I’m thinking about what it means to be a sellout. The thing that causes it to come to mind is that I wrote about Captain Marvel last week. Some would say that I wrote about it to get eyeballs on … Continue reading Me a Sellout!?!
Happy Bunny Day! I’ve been chewing more on my “White Knuckles – Storywise” post. Why you ask? There’s more to the “character and plot” situation beyond just characters pushing plot. It’s that having your stories start from plot is very limiting since plot can only go so far. An example is the plot of a … Continue reading Run Out of Story!?!
Happy Saturday! I’m asking you to imagine that two in my photo are characters of a story. And consider the significance of their posture: their backs are to each other. This is meant to be a visual representation of “my word against your word” kind of storyline. As you can tell from the picture, it’s … Continue reading My Word Against Yours Storylines…
Happy Saturday! I have to thank Richard for being my model again. See… he’s showing off his “white knuckles.” It’s not that his knuckles are literally white for he’s Filipino. Nope. I’m talking more about the figure of speech suggesting your knuckles lose color from you gripping so tight... But what does that have to … Continue reading “White Knuckles – Storywise”
Happy Saturday! I know… I know… It’s the weekend. But I didn’t want you all to think I completely fell off the planet. It was only for a little bit. Life has been beyond hectic to put it mildly. I’ll be honest that I wouldn’t know what to do with myself if I weren’t. The … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship Finalist
Happy Friday! Confession time… My picture is to let you know how I feel about not being able to blog over this last little while. But it also is about writing cover letters, artistic statements, bios, and everything else needed to apply to some screenwriting/filmmaking fellowships/labs/contests, etc. It’s for the simple reason that I drive … Continue reading Applications