Monthly Archives: December 2013

Download Over 30 Screenplays From 2013, Including ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Gravity’ & More

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One of the few benefits of the frenzied awards race is Hollywood’s outpouring of materials associated with the contenders. Perhaps the biggest perk is the

M. W. Catlin‘s insight:

If you are looking for a source to reference, research or enjoy.  Try this. 

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How to Write Descriptive Passages Without Boring the Reader or Yourself

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Describing stuff can be the hardest part of writing prose
fiction. You have a scene in your head, with all the dialogue and action, but
now you have to fill in what everything looks
like.

M. W. Catlin‘s insight:

When it comes to screenwriting, the question is: not only how descriptive can you be, but how evocative as well.  How few words does it take to put the reader in the place and time you are writing about. 

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