Writing Antagonists

I enjoyed this article on antagonists, and it generally made me think we do a pretty good job with our antagonists. That said, I think we do have a hard time with #14 “Holding Hands With Monsters,” and I’m pretty sure it’s all Bruce Kawin’s fault. At one point in college, we read the essay[…]

Murdering Darlings

We’re currently in the middle of a polish on our first collaboration, Moray Creek. All in all, it’s going well – I’d kind of forgotten what a fun script this was. I was sort of hoping to find some scenes that could be excised completely. Back when we started writing, most of the advice we’d[…]

Not Recommended

Matthew and I periodically talk about wild variations from screenplay format (i.e., including floor maps, character illustrations, etc.), none of which we’re ever likely to do, but then I read this snippet about Michael O’Donoghue’s never-made film The War of the Insect Gods: Michael O’Donoghue insisted on shooting the whole thing in black-and-white to add[…]