Week 45 05-11/12/2016 # Fruitful Discoveries In The Desert Of No Ideas

– 6 min – Doing nothing, when a deadline-clock is ticking, the one for the final phase of the Immersion Screenwriting Course, isn’t my strong suit. Like sitting in this desert of no ideas. And I almost literally hear that clock telling me ‘hello, deadline approaching of writing your own screenplay, nothing’s happening, no words… Continue reading Week 45 05-11/12/2016 # Fruitful Discoveries In The Desert Of No Ideas

Week 32-33 05-18/09/2016 Why We Keep Telling The Same Old Stories (And It Is Not A Bad Thing)

– 6 min – In these weeks I got to work on script 14, after taking an extra day on script 13, which didn’t go too fast with its 125 pages. I will tell you the title of script 14, since the subject of this post can’t be explained without it. It is Avatar (2009).… Continue reading Week 32-33 05-18/09/2016 Why We Keep Telling The Same Old Stories (And It Is Not A Bad Thing)

Week 28 08-14/08/2016 # Oh William, There Art Thou!

– 5 min – I have a confession to make: I have yet to read a play by William Shakespeare. Pause for gasps and shocks of horror. I know I have mentioned him in some of the posts as, in my view, an indispensable part of thy writing education. And I still stand behind that… Continue reading Week 28 08-14/08/2016 # Oh William, There Art Thou!

Week 17 23-29/05/2016 # The Days Of Innocence

– 5 min – I’m becoming a little homesick lately to the days way back when I didn’t know anything about screenwriting or storytelling. That is, from books and seminars and so forth. And all I knew were the stories that were in my head that I wanted to write and just wrote, as a… Continue reading Week 17 23-29/05/2016 # The Days Of Innocence