In the first long-form interview of this site, I interview Carlos Cisco, staff writer on STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, about his career, advice for aspiring dramatic writers, and tabletop roleplaying games.
Netflix’s new stop-motion feature THE HOUSE is a tour de force of strangeness, heartfelt emotion, and technical filmmaking prowess.
Wordle has spawned a wide-range of interesting spinoffs and variations. Here we look at a few, and think about what these variations might mean for the art of storytelling.
A brilliant little writer’s mantra from Neil Gaiman: “You can write, or you can do nothing. But you can’t do anything other than write.”
When you find yourself stuck in a scene in your first draft, don’t fear the filler.
Some of my favorite webpages on art and story-making I came across over the past year. Whether you need an excuse to hide from the in-laws, or something to read with all the doors and windows shut, you’ll find something good here.
This blog’s all about storytelling, and today I’ve got something a little different: a quick-and-dirty notebook for production days.
We overuse the “to be” verb constantly. Finding ways to use it intentionally will sharpen our prose and add pleasing sentence variation.
A totally personal recap of National Novel Writing Month 2021. Did you participate in NaNoWriMo this year? How’d it go? What kind of lessons have you gained from arbitrary writing goals?
I present to you a new play: THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, PLAYWRIGHT: A PLAY. An absurdist tribute.