A degree or two off course doesn’t lead you wrong at first. At least, not too wrong that you can’t self-correct. But eventually that wrong course, that misaligned compass, leads […]Read more
Recognizing our Blind Spots
Every writer has their blind spots. Weak points in their writing born from their style, their biases, their personal preferences. For me, I know exactly what my big one is: […]Read more
Avengers and Twelve-Part Structure
I had been thinking about movies and the studio-system’s somewhat slavish devotion to “three act structure”, which more and more I’m seeing as a big problem in modern cinema, and […]Read more
Avengers Assemble: But more women next time, hmm?
This past weekend The Avengers went down in comic-book movie history. It broke box-office records, making over $200 million in just one weekend. More importantly, it was a success in […]Read more