Video: Ira Glass

Yesterday I published a little post about how to be more creative, how not to get stuck on one crappy idea that you’re trying to forever improve. Following on from this, you may find Ira Glass inspiring when he explains how to grow to excellence. Glass says: The most important possible thing you could do is do a lot of …

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Train Your Screenwriting Brain

“I am not very good at screenwriting.”  “I have no original ideas.” “I’m a hack. I can only write clichés.” “No matter how hard I try, nothing worthwhile comes out.” “It’s just too hard. Everything’s been done.” by Karel Segers These are not my words. I’m paraphrasing young people who are working hard to learn the craft of filmmaking. And yep, …

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Scrivener: The Sexy vs. The Practical

Word processors are designed for writing. We’ve all used Word and similar designer babies but it’s not often we really push the limits of our software. But then, is there any need to push those limits if the program can do what you want it to? by Dave Trendall Does sexy equal practical? The number of word processors out there …