NPR Remembering Elmore Leonard, A Writer Who Hated Literature NPR Elmore Leonard was a writer who hated — and I don't mean disliked; Elmore had a contempt for putting pretty clothes on hard, direct words, so I mean hated — literature, or at least...
"The more circumspectly you delay writing down an idea, the more maturely developed it will be on surrendering itself."
"Write with the d
M. W. Catlin's insight:
"Keep your pen aloof from inspiration, which it will then attract with magnetic power. The more circumspectly you delay writing down an idea, the more maturely developed it will be on surrendering itself. Speech conquers thought, but writing commands it." A brilliant bit of thinking. These 13 ideas are honey to any writer.
Self-publishing is expanding beyond first-time writers who can’t get deals, as big names like the playwright and author David Mamet are choosing this route, another sign that digital disruption is reshaping the publishing market.
BBC News Top 10 tips for writing a Hollywood blockbuster BBC News Tony Gilroy, one of Hollywood's most sought-after screenwriters, is responsible for The Devil's Advocate, Armageddon and the Bourne films, to name just a few.
Former Pixar story artist Emma Coats tweeted this series of “story basics” in 2011.https://twitter.com/lawnrocket These were guidelines that she learned from her more senior colleagues on how to create appealing stories. I superimposed all 22 rules over stills from Pixar films to help me remember them. (All Disney copyrights, trademarks, and logos are owned by The Walt Disney Company.)