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Tips For Creating More Conflict - The Writing Café. Also will help you to avoid writing Mary Sues *

8 Things Writers Forget When Writing Fight Scenes

Fiction Friday: 8 Things Writers Forget When Writing Fight Scenes

Recently, I attended a session called “Writing About Fighting” at VCON, a science fict ion and fantasy conference. The panel consisted of writers and experts who were disciplined in mul…

Stephen King

Mina Khan

Mina Khan is a Texas-based writer and food enthusiast. She daydreams of hunky paranormal heroes, magic, mayhem and mischief and writes them down as stori...

Writer and Proud: The Difference Between Villains and Antagonists

The Difference Between Villains and Antagonists

Oftentimes, the words "villain" and "antagonist" are used interchangeably, and there's good reason for this (which I will talk about it just a moment). However, they do not mean the same thing, and this is where some writers get tripped up. Image found at http://undertheivy.tumblr.com/page/44. It is not mine. I had to figure out the difference for myself a while back, when I realized that while my main character (Mara) for Shadows and Light was a villain, she wasn't an antagonist. Likewise…

Scene Worksheets, including Blake Snyder's Save the Cat Beat Sheet

Worksheets for Writers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

Jami Gold's Writing Worksheets: Help for all writers, from newbies to experts and from plotters to pantsers.

From Passion To Profit: How To Make Money Doing What You Love

From Passion To Profit: How To Make Money Doing What You Love

These people used technology to turn their passions into careers. Here’s what they learned along the way.

All 23 Pixar Movies, Ranked

From Toy Story to Cars 3, and everything in between.

Filmmaking Infographics - Imgur

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BEHIND THE LINES WITH DR: My Inner Charlie Sheen - Many artists have Charlie Sheen ego moments. Doug Richardson describes his and what pulled his ego back in check.

BEHIND THE LINES WITH DR: My Inner Charlie Sheen

Many artists have Charlie Sheen ego moments. Doug Richardson describes his and what pulled his ego back in check.

Joss Whedon leaves Twitter

Age of Outrage: Was Joss Whedon Just Run Off Twitter By the Usual Angry Mob?

Joss Whedon left Twitter today. He deactivated his account completely.

Joel Silver's saga.... a must read

The Epic Saga of Joel Silver: Money Struggles, Feuds and (Another) Second Chance

A meeting in Palm Springs led to a deal with a Canadian billionaire as the 1990s' most high-flying producer concludes a long search for financing amid heavy debts; lavish, leveraged homes; and, sometimes, a trail of bad feelings. Says Silver: "There are always people willing to say things that are not nice."

How To Streamline Your Work Life To Make Time For More Creative Ideas

How To Streamline Your Work Life To Make Time For More Creative Ideas

When you feel busy and overwhelmed innovation falls by the wayside, here’s how to clear your mind and still get everything done.

Ballers

An ex-NFL player who made $13 million and retired at age 26 is now a writer for HBO's 'Ballers'

He went from the NFL to the Writers Guild of America.

Atlantic divides Screenwriters
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Writers’ Rooms Vs. Solo Scribes: Where Does TV Creativity Flourish Best?

The writers’ room has become a staple of American television production. But look to our British friends across the pond, and they’ve got other ideas. Imagine: one writer, penning all the episodes …

Matthew Weiner's Creative Solution For Eliminating Doubt

Matthew Weiner’s Creative Solution For Eliminating Doubt

Matthew Weiner discusses his process for writing Mad Men and the particular form of collaborating that allows him to get through a large volume of material–even if it sometimes feels like cheating.