Monthly Archives: May 2013

Band of Scribes

As mentioned in an earlier post, some expat Okies in LA, as well as other kindly folks, will be on hand tomorrow, Saturday, June 1, at the Great American PitchFest. We’ll be collecting items to ship to those impacted by … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Today is Memorial Day. Contrary to popular opinion, Memorial Day was not established to celebrate outdoor barb-e-ques or furniture sales, although these events seem to hold more significance within our national cultural consciousness each passing year. Memorial Day began as … Continue reading

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Okie On

Yesterday, I was working on a couple of projects – newsletter materials for ScreenwritingU, and my outlines for the Center for the Cinematic Arts Gym Shorts collective. It was noon; I was hungry. The day before, I sat in front … Continue reading

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To V.O. or Not to V.O.

“…God help you if you use voice-over in your work, my friends. God help you. That’s flaccid, sloppy writing. Any idiot can write a voice-over narration to explain the thoughts of a character.” – Adaptation Recently, a friend contacted me in … Continue reading

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