Just Say No

Just Say No

I spent weeks, each time making all these changes in the desperate hope that one of these “artists” he was pitching it to would buy it.

# Read # The Business of Art
5 min read

Adapting a Screenplay Into a Graphic Novel

Adapting a Screenplay Into a Graphic Novel

During one pitch, we were asked if our screenplay was based on a graphic novel. The answer was no, but it had crossed our minds to adapt it in the opposite direction.

# Read # Crossover # Sight & Storytelling
6 min read

Damian Lahey Shares Insights on the Indie Filmmaking Landscape

Damian Lahey Shares Insights on the Indie Filmmaking Landscape

If you’re a filmmaker, you’re either creating content or over in the corner crying.

# Read # Interview # Independent
9 min read

Q&A: #1 Essential Advice for New Screenwriters

Q&A: #1 Essential Advice for New Screenwriters

Yes, people like being treated like people.

# Read # Q&A # The Business of Art
2 min read

Putting the Silver in the Silver Screen

Putting the Silver in the Silver Screen

At his age, he had plenty of wisdom to draw upon and apply to the characters he was auditioning to play.

# Read # The Business of Art
5 min read

The Art of Sports and the Sport of Arts

The Art of Sports and the Sport of Arts

Did you catch that? “Mediocrity is … unacceptable.” And if this were the case, or the perception in 1873, how much more does this apply today?

# Read # The District # The Creative Mind
9 min read

How To Make a Short Film Without Going (Totally) Crazy

How To Make a Short Film Without Going (Totally) Crazy

Just because a film is short doesn’t mean that it’s easy or cheap to produce. Like any film, it’s a complex, potentially stressful, and complicated undertaking.

# Read # Independent
7 min read

Through Music, Israelis and Palestinians Fight for Equality

Through Music, Israelis and Palestinians Fight for Equality

"Peace is not going to rain on us. Peace is something we have to make. We have to build it. It's going to take sacrifice."

# Read # The District
15 min read

Why Is A Writing Sample So Important?! Duh, ‘Cuz You’re a Writer

Why Is A Writing Sample So Important?! Duh, ‘Cuz You’re a Writer

The writing had to stand on its own. Nobody gave a crap if I was cool.

# Read # The Business of Art
3 min read

Everything I Know About Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

Everything I Know About Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

I thought I should get to work on the whole manuscript and maybe a query, too. Oh, my giddy cousins, was I wrong.

# Read # The Business of Art
4 min read

The Right Name

The Right Name

They’re the reasons Luke and Darth felt right ... So where do you find these potentially script-worthy names?

# Read # Style & Substance
6 min read

S.S. Rajamouli and the Epic Power of Fun

S.S. Rajamouli and the Epic Power of Fun

When was the last time you had fun—real fun—at the movies? Beginning-to-end, clapping at the screen, whooping along with the audience, goosebump-raising FUN.

# Read # Style & Substance
4 min read

Creating Micro-Content for the Win

Creating Micro-Content for the Win

Friends and people who believe in you are worth 10x more than funding—and they'll make the journey a lot more fun.

# Read # Independent # Breaking In
4 min read

Disability In Hollywood: How Advocates are Changing the Landscape

Disability In Hollywood: How Advocates are Changing the Landscape

"I think this is an opportunity for people with disabilities and allies to demand better."

# Read # Interview # The District
14 min read

Big-Picture Ways to Think About Marketing Fiction: Analyzing One's Own Reading/Book Buying Habits

Big-Picture Ways to Think About Marketing Fiction: Analyzing One's Own Reading/Book Buying Habits

What I discovered was eye-opening at the curiosity level, but also valuable for my thinking and planning as a publisher, and for you as a writer or author.

# Read # The Business of Art
9 min read
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