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Last Thursday night, my friend Curtis and I went to see The Artist. The movie is set in Hollywood when the talkies came and conquered—the late 1920s and early 1930s. George Valentin, a dashing silent-movie idol at the top of … Read more
What Do Casablanca, King Kong, Citizen Kane, and Your Favorite Stories Have in Common? A Writer’s Trick.
Storytelling is your chance to play God. But God doesn’t always have to make sense, whereas you probably do. Storytellers know that the proof is in the ending. If it resonates with the audience, if it feels true in light … Read more