Tag archive: read

Read to write

When I write screenplays, my mantra, borrowed from Scott Myers at Go Into The Story, is “Watch movies. Read scripts. Write pages.” What about adapting that to writing books?

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Stephen King Author

17 lessons from Stephen King

I guess I’m a “little” biased (“Little? HA!”)  since I’m a self-confessed uberfan, but Stephen King’s advice continues to be both wise and inspirational.

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Emma Darwin Author

Showing and telling

As I wrote my first novel, I would often struggle and pause, thinking about the distinction between showing and telling. Too much telling, and there’s no life. To much showing, and the reader can get lost, or overwhelmed.

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