Sir Ken Robinson is back with a sequel and companion to The Element, read on for a full review. Disclaimer: I’m a Sir Ken Robinson fan. Since I shelved my scepticism in 2011, I’ve been enthusiastic in every respect. From the video … Continue reading
WRIT100 has arrived at its final genre – Screenplay. Everyone is writing like mad attempting to achieve the minimum required grade to access 2nd year workshops.
In a humorous juxtaposition with Paperman for Valentine’s – check out Jason Reitman’s Consent. Jason was the writer and director of Up in the Air, and director of Juno. Here’s a short film he wrote and directed in 2004.
Well I’m tardy. Too tardy for best of this, and new year’s resolution of that. But I’m just in time for some pre-Valentine’s day love!
Paperman is a great short that’s worth the buzz.
At the moment UVic’s Writing 100 is keeping me really busy, but there is lots more to come on Exploring-Art.com in 2013. Cheers.
On the footsteps of my post regarding “show don’t tell” I’m now thinking about another truism for the novice writer. It’s short, sweet and therefore easy to remember, expressed here via the Whims iPhone app. Your poem should sound like … Continue reading
I struggle to keep up with my chores. I procrastinate. I spend my time practicing escapism rather than being productive. My nature of sensible hedonism could typically be expressed in pseudo Spanish as “mañana”. It’s terrible… I know. I also … Continue reading
Thus far the aspect of WRIT 100 that I’ve found most challenging is unpacking the writers’ cliche – “show don’t tell”. The expression inadequately summarizes a set of common issues that create bland writing. Below I break out 4 axioms … Continue reading