The 10 Lbs of Shit & 5 Lb Bag Conundrum

Somehow, it’s both one of the most widely known and widely ignored informal rules for scriptwriting: You can’t put ten pounds of shit into a five pound bag. There’s a bit of a conflict for me in this and it’s a familiar one for anybody who creates media. On one hand, I believe I have…

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Script Fouls Compendium

On my professional Facebook page, I started (and stopped) a short series of what I called “Script Fouls”, repeated writing mistakes and methods that made my job – making the script sound great – difficult to impossible. Although I encourage you to visit and take a gander at my Facebook page (which also features regular “Completely…

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