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Why does someone return to a film… many, many times?

I reflected and googled and reflected some more.

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It’s been too long, lovely readers. Prepare for a resurrection.

I’m a Charlie Chaplin fan. My favorites of his include Modern Times, City Lights, Gold Rush, and the Kid… I still remember a vivid memory of watching a couple of his movies during first year university and my roommate was puzzled why I was watching something in black and white AND silent.

Let’s just say, there was a slapstick showdown between us.

“Making a Living” — released February 2nd, 1914:

I know, I know… it’s been some time. Hey, it’s summer… a time to retool your specs/manuscripts and make swift career moves (like finding a better day job to help you survive another day to write).

In the meantime, enjoy this funny clip. This one is for you, fellow aspiring screenwriters.

Found this link on Hacker News. Great stuff.

Aerogramme Writers' Studio

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling
These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist. Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers in all genres.

  1. You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.

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The Dreaming Pillow

November 21, 2011 — 2 Comments

In my possession, there is this pillow dubbed “the Dreaming Pillow.”

The actual pillow is just a standard foam pillow that looks a lot like this:

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