Still Clumsy After all these Years

WAY BACK WEDNESDAY WARNING!  EMBARRASSING CHILDHOOD MOMENT AHEAD! Okay, I was talking about 6th grade yesterday, and it brought back a funny memory.  I just have to post my award-winning poem from 6th grade.  Even at that tender age, I realized (but perhaps a little too belatedly) that the subject matter was embarrassing.  Still I […]

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Trimming the Fat

Thanks to John August and Craig Mazin for an educational  Scriptnotes podcast today. They touched on an issue I have been tussling with for the last day or so while working on a comedy screenplay — how to tighten up my scene description, yet find a balance between being too spare and too wordy.  It’s […]

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