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This week I'm talking about characters in comedy, specifically romantic comedies. What I am seeing in a lot of work that is coming in is the stereotypes of the snarky leading lady-who honestly, no one, not even our leading man, would like because she's too awful, and the womanizer leading man-who...
This week, I'm breaking down a popular romantic comedy from twenty years ago that nails it when it comes to story structure! LEGALLY BLONDE
How Legally Blonde Does it Perfectly!
When this film came out I lived with a roommate, whom I'm still friends with so I mean...
Happy Thursday. This week I'm talking about when you get that dreaded feedback that goes something like "I couldn't connect with the characters" or "she/he wasn't believable" or "I just didn't care." And, there's more too but you get the point.
Your story is fine, but...
Hello Dear Writers!!
Today, I'm talking about CHARACTER.
The concept is simple. You write a story and it's filled with characters. Maybe you have one or two leads and then some sidekicks and potential villains but you know that you need characters.
Sadly at the character level...
It's Writer Wednesday and today I'm talking about writing the perfect VILLAIN!
I love me some villains, well the good ones, the well written, well thought out villains who are bad for a reason. Now, that reason probably...
Hello dear Writers!!
It's the day before the day before Christmas!!
Wishing you a very happy holiday!
I love the holiday season and I love the shops, the music, the movies, the gift-giving & receiving, I love everything about it.
I do miss snow though--here in SoCal we don't...
Some days it's just too hard to do anything, especially in 2020.
Last week I hit a wall, and thus I skipped everything-including my blog which is a day late this week too. This is a big no-no in the business world but I'm only one person.
I felt guilty about it all...
Happy Monday to all the writers out there who have come by my new blog.
I'm so grateful that you are here.
Today I am talking about GENRE CLARITY and why it's so massively important if you want to be successful as a writer.
This isn't the same as voice, or even who you are as a...
Hello, dear writers, dreamers, artists-storytellers!
I'm just popping in with a quick blog post today to say hello and talk briefly about the importance of happiness!
It's so easy to get caught up in our lives and forget all about the simple things that make us smile.