As a writer, as someone who deals in words all day, every day, I’ve recently noticed how subtle changes in the way things are phrased made such a huge impact…

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I’m currently in the depths of rewriting a screenplay I started working on two years ago. The first draft was finished up in October, and I knew then that it…

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I promise this relates to creativity and filmmaking. Really. Just bear with me for a moment. There are a TON of hot guys on Instagram. I follow a fair number…

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I was working on an article for Skillcrush the other day and came across a website called My Morning Routine. You guys…I’m kind of obsessed. There are dozens of interviews…

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Screenwriting

One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year is to get a feature film into pre-production. Like, solidly into pre-production: casting, financing, and location scouting. I have a “dream cast”…

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Lookbooks have become an incredibly important part of pitching a film to potential partners, cast, producers, financiers, and anyone else involved in the indie film industry. It’s a visual representation…

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Screenwriting

I was never big on entering screenwriting contests. I entered the Nicholl one year. But that was basically it. Part of this was financial: entry fees on these contests can…

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That title is something my good friend Carrie came up with. We’re both screenwriters and met during Stowe Story Labs in 2014. We’re about to embark on a co-written screenplay…

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