We. Gapoz productions, are building here a new structure within our family and social site, specifically designed to help one another in our creative pursuits. Writing, including novels and scripts, videos, and music are all to be provided a means to allow members to review and analyze your work, with the sole purpose of helping... Read more
FADE IN: EXT. GARAGE - DAY The open door of the garage is a black hole in the blinding sun. The READER, talented, imaginative, determined but inexperienced, warily approaches. A huge storyboard consumes the center of the garage. The legs and feet of an AGELESS MAN extend from under the board. They twitch as he... Read more
This has been a long time coming. Unfortunately I did not get to attend in the end. Making the trip would have been just a bit too hard for me due to some current physical issues. I really did want to be there to support my son, Troy, AKA Frank-N-Furter. My son Nicholas, daughter Amber... Read more
So this is a cheap and easy way to market my new book eh? Throw a picture of the cover in as featured image and talk all about it here right?
When posting in stream the photo uploader causes the 'POST' to endlessly cycle. Checking to see if a blog has same problem.
I lifted this from Facebook, one of the hidden gems that can sometimes be found there. Leanne Owens is a self publishing author that has seen some success. More than many will, I suspect. She is the prototype of the writer I would like to see in the Writer's Wrench. Someone that recognizes we always... Read more
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Crossley Endeavors offers much for public consumption, but there is so much more to see and do! Members have access to 'The Street', a community of creatives and appreciators that share a love for writing, music, and other creative endeavors. Our intention is to keep reasonable control over the SIZE of our communities, rather than... Read more
In the course of normal conversation, the kind you have with the clerk you know at the local convenience store, I was recently asked; "What are you up to?". I replied that I was working on an action script for a small production company. "I could do that. I'm really good at telling stories.", he... Read more
I have talked before about the idea of a 'contract of expectations'. This is not a brilliant new idea of my own, but simply a phrase I latched on to, that may reasonably be called something else, and no doubt is. My epiphany of understanding this concept came from a book by Orson Scott Card,... Read more
As usual, take what sticks, feels right, and helps you become a better writer, and leave the rest... pretend I didn't even say it.I have seen articles about 4 act stories, 5 acts, hell, 7 acts! What's the poor viewer to do when talking about the movie with his friends?Todd: "Remember that 6th murder? That... Read more
Characters have to arc, right? The Protagonist has to be a good guy? Trying to stay within these two simple sounding boundaries can really stifle your creativity can't it? What if your character isn't even that damn important to you, and you don't feel like having him change? You can't tell a story then?How often... Read more