Category Archives: Crafting Scenes

Bad Hair Days

There are days when it certainly seems as if the universe is conspiring against the working writer.  I’m not paranoid, but the last several days have been filled with trips (3) to the vet for regular inoculations, emails from old … Continue reading

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Less Trash, More Treasure: Searching for Nuggets

Orson Welles said, “I want to give the audience a hint of a scene.  No more than that.  Give them too much and they won’t contribute anything themselves.  Give them just a suggestion, and you get them working with you.” … Continue reading

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