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On “Master and Commander”

Just finished reading the first of the twenty Aubrey/Maturin novels, Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian. One down, nineteen to go. Fascinating are the extremely long and convoluted sentences that yet somehow work due to their energy, enthusiasm of subject … Continue reading

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Teresa’s Take on the Dramatica Quad…

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Deus ex Machiavelli

“The End” justifies the scenes.

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Co-Creator of Dramatica’s Birthday Today!

Today is the birthday of my friend, writing partner, and co-creator of Dramatica, Chris Huntley! (All bow down and hail his Chris-ness!) To celebrate, here’s a link to an animated gif image of him starring in a movie we made … Continue reading

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Dim Bulb ~or~ The Foibles of an Eccentric Writer

When I was first starting out in the film business, still at USC cinema as a matter of fact, I heard a story of a famous writer who loved to use just one make and model of typewriter – couldn’t … Continue reading

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Concept for a Theme

Life is filled with opportunities to begin a story. ┬áSometimes you encounter a bit of news, observe an interpersonal interaction, or simply see a post on Google+ or Facebook. Today, for example, I was writing a private message on Facebook … Continue reading

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A Poem About Inventing, Teaching, Selling & Proselytizing Dramatica

“Verbatim” by Melanie Anne Phillips Have you ever wished you had something to say to open the heart or capture the day. To dissect the mind or rally the cause, but your words come up empty, like stasis on pause. … Continue reading

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