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Aaron Sorkin's “THE WEST WING” DREAM OF DEMOCRACY

Aaron Sorkin's “THE WEST WING” DREAM OF DEMOCRACY | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
It was Aaron Sorkin’s most recent television show, “The Newsroom,” that was supposed to capture the zeitgeist of a polarized, cynical, and bitter political culture.
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How to Write an Aaron Sorkin Script, by Aaron Sorkin: The Stream: GQ on TV: GQ

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Writing Lab: Kurt Vonnegut’s eight essentials for a good short story.

Writing Lab: Kurt Vonnegut’s eight essentials for a good short story. | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
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6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes Anderson | Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips From Wes Anderson | Film School Rejects | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Oh, Wes Anderson. Some have already gotten to see his latest film, Moonrise Kingdom, and even more will see it as it opens wider this weekend.
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6 Filmmaking Tips From Aaron Sorkin | Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips From Aaron Sorkin | Film School Rejects | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Aaron Sorkin gave us a counter-programmed President, and now he's trying to imagine what the world of the press should have looked like over the past two...
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Charlie Kaufman: why I wrote Being John Malkovich

Charlie Kaufman: why I wrote Being John Malkovich | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
The cult screenwriter relives his big breakthrough – and offers a few writing tips...
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How to Become a Disciplined Writer

How to Become a Disciplined Writer | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it

If you’re a writer, and I’m assuming you are since you’re here, you’ve probably been told about a million times that there is one thing that all writers have in common: they write. Being a writer is not about being published or receiving fan...


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Advice on Writing from Modernity’s Greatest Writers

What sleep and plagiarism have to do with the poetry of experience and the experience of poetry.
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Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Prose and Life

Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Prose and Life | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
"No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge." In the year of reading more and writing better, we've absorbed...
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36 Writing Essays by Chuck Palahniuk

36 Writing Essays by Chuck Palahniuk | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
In 2005 Chuck Palahniuk began submitting original writing essays on craft to his official fan site ChuckPalahniuk.net.  36 essays later and Chuck had amassed a wealth of knowledge on his readers; tools and writing tenants that could fill a book!
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30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors

30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Writing is easy: All you have to do is start writing, finish writing, and make sure it's good. But here's some vastly more useful wisdom and advice from people who seriously know what the h...
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Aaron Sorkin Defends The Newsroom, Denies There’s a Woman Problem

Aaron Sorkin Defends The Newsroom, Denies There’s a Woman Problem | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
He didn't fire the entire writing staff, and his ex-girlfriend doesn't work for the show.
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How to Write Dialogue that Matters: Lessons from Aaron Sorkin

How to Write Dialogue that Matters: Lessons from Aaron Sorkin | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
High school writers often fail to include dialogue in their stories. Perhaps this is because they over-rely on telling narratives.
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Screenr - hrheingold: How I use Twitter, search, Diigo Delicious, DEVONthink, Scrivener to find, refine, organize information -->knowledge

Screenr - hrheingold: How I use Twitter, search, Diigo Delicious, DEVONthink, Scrivener to find, refine, organize information -->knowledge | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. Screenr’s web-based screen recorder makes it a breeze to create and share your screencasts around the web. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.
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6 Filmmaking Tips From The Coen Brothers | Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips From The Coen Brothers | Film School Rejects | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
There are a lot of stories about colleagues and reporters asking Joel and Ethan Coen questions only to get the same exact answer from both (or to get one...
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Writing Tips - Submission Guidelines

Writing Tips - Submission Guidelines | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Fiction author who writes love stories about Spain and Costa Blanca...
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PAUL HAGGIS Screenwriting Lesson

Acclaimed writer-director Paul Haggis has been a fixture of television and film for over 25 years. In this wide-ranging interview, the Oscar®-winning co-scr...
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New Year’s Resolution Reading List: 9 Books on Reading and Writing

New Year’s Resolution Reading List: 9 Books on Reading and Writing | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
Dancing with the absurdity of life, or what symbolism has to do with the osmosis of trash and treasure.
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Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
On the value of unconscious association, or why the best advice is no advice.
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Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing & Daily Creative Routine

Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing & Daily Creative Routine | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
"When you can't create you can work." After David Ogilvy's wildly popular 10 tips on writing and a selection of advice from modernity's g...
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Charlie Kaufman Gives 70-Minute Screenwriting Lecture - NoFilmSchool

Charlie Kaufman Gives 70-Minute Screenwriting Lecture - NoFilmSchool | Creative writing (books and screenplays) | Scoop.it
In terms of exploring subjectivity and how the mind works, Charlie Kaufman is perhaps today's preeminent screenwriter.
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Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [INFOGRAPHIC]

We've said it before: we love Pixar. Their stories are original, funny, and appeal to all audiences. They're masters. That's why Jess and I got excited when we saw Pixar's 22 rules to storytelling.
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