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.
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 natural, yet notable, speech. If it’s a clunky string of adjectives you’ve still got revising to do. As with all good advice, it’s easier to give than to follow, but I’m thoroughly enjoying the effort and the WRIT 100 journey.