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JFXXXVI · 5M ago

Book Review: “Your Idea Machine (Screenwriting Blue Books Book 1)” by William C. Martell

Your Idea Machine by William C. Martell My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yet another great, informative (and, like this review, short and quick) read from Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

KFC’s Colonel Sanders Gets His Very Own Romance Novella

Watch out, Fabio — Colonel Sanders is coming for your crown. That’s right. Colonel Harland Sanders, venerable mascot and spokesman for KFC, is the love interest Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

Book Review: “Secrets Of Selling: Breaking In (Screenwriting Blue Books Book 20)” by William C. Martell

So, you’ve written a screenplay and now you’ve dreams of selling it. But do you even know how to get your masterpiece in front of those Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

I Know What My Next Novel is Going to Be

And it’s not going to be Hollywood Whisper … aka Truffle Butter. For a while I’d been toying with an idea I’ve titled Side Chick. I Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

I Really Dig My Erin Condren Planner

First, a disclaimer: This is not a paid advertisement. I don’t need the FTC breathing down my neck. I’m not that big an influencer. Now, onto Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

I’m Sorry, Professor Capewell

I’m so sorry, Prof. Capewell. I truly apologize. You see, George Capewell was one of my film professors at the University of Miami — in fact, Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

Aaron Sorkin’s Rules for 3-Act Structure

Be it through novels, screenplays, stage plays or short fiction, many people have stories they want to tell. Unfortunately, many people have no clue about story Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

Issa Screenplay: I Finally Finished My #ZD30Script

So earlier this week I finally did it: I finished Roommates, the screenplay I’d pledged to finish for the Zero Draft Thirty script challenge. Even though Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

A Zero Draft Thirty Update #ZD30Script — Yep, I Failed

I have failed. Yes, I participated in March’s Zero Draft Thirty campaign, a challenge designed to motivate writers to hammer out a draft of a screenplay Read More
JFXXXVI · 5M ago

Jordan Peele Wants More Black Voices in Film

Looks like I better get to work on my horror spec script. Sketch comedian-turned-horror auteur Jordan Peele wants to help young black filmmakers get a foothold Read More