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Forum: Business Questions and Advice Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

During the lead up to the first Gulf War, when otherwise we all had metal in our mouths thinking we were on the way to an apocalypse, I remember SNL made us all laugh with its irreverence on the...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By catcon
Another Free eBook: "Mister Buttle's Great Odyssey" (feel-good road trip circa 1933)

We should all be spending our time writing and polishing and maybe marketing our own material, but if youíre looking for something to read this might be an interesting distraction.

Iíve set my...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

I still do my Sat. morning shopping, by bus. If it comes to it, no cop is going to pull me over for leaving my quarantine, since I'm always trailed by my wire bundle buggy (almost but not quite this...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

In my social media posts I've been all over vaccine, vaccine, vaccine. We can hide in here till hell freezes over, or hope the Summer heat burns it out, though it'll come back, but until we are...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

oops, posted a witty retort, then saw that Will posted his comment, so I've deleted it.

So how about this: I've scheduled another free eBook (see it in "Announcements" later tonight) and will run...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

And ANOTHER great thing about America (past, present and future) is that they have that cool "Independent" status down there. No such animal up here in Canada. (I do distinguish that from starting...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

But what did they DO? Were they seized on the issue of COVID-19, if it were as important as this mere list of talking points suggests? Nope. They're not helpless, after all, since they were able...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 04-01-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

And do you want to know what's really sad, if we're looking for leadership? December through end February the Democrats were totally seized with impeachment, and their own nomination race. Nothing...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-31-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Here are a few things from various sources and newsletters I've received:

From ScriptRevolution.com (http://www.ScriptRevolution.com): "...due to so many industry members having to isolate...
Forum: Films 03-29-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,701
Posted By catcon
Re: Horror Movies

We shouldn't forget some of the golden oldies, to which so many new horror movies owe so much.

Here's a few that are worth an annual re-watching. In fact, they show you how you might write a...
Forum: Screenwriting 03-29-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By catcon
Re: How to deal with many characters in a scene

Could be. I've taken the # of views to my OP vs. the lack of responses to mean just that.

But for instance, when I've done my annual polishes on this my own script, even I've gotten lost as to...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By catcon
Re: Anybody Know Any Agents or Managers Open to Acquiring New Clients?

I'll offer up a general defense of those services who list people or companies who don't "seem" to be legit:

You really have to dig for the truth. The individual behind a company (not necessarily...
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 03-29-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By catcon
Re: IMDB vs. IMDBpro

Yep, for a freebie-meister such as myelf (no money to spend), draining IMDB (esp. prior Pro trials) is how I built much of my current database of just over 4600 contacts (probably 850 o which are...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-28-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Same kind of warning for us in Canada, electing a black-facing ex-bouncer born on Christmas Day who thinks he deserves the world. Don't get me into it... we've been stuck with him a year longer than...
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 03-28-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By catcon
Re: IMDB vs. IMDBpro

Got another invite to try IMDBpro free trial.

Again, any general opinions on how useful it's been are welcome, but I'm particularly interested in it as a contact source. For instance, right now I'm...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-27-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

This isn't a good time to be a politician.

The experts and medical people, yes, but no one who's at the top rung of political power is going to come out of this well. Only those in opposition...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-26-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Yep, polish polish polish. And if you're like me (my own biggest fan, since nobody else is), it's invigorating and even a bit life-affirming to evaluate some of these older scripts, to remember all...
Forum: Screenwriting 03-24-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By catcon
How to deal with many characters in a scene

This is a long one, but you must know me by now! Plus, I'm procrastinating before I start my next polish... :)
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We've all had to deal with this problem in our...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-24-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By catcon
Re: With reps home now isolating - is this a great time or bad time to query?

Writers looking to query? Is it even worth querying?

I'm the query-to-all and query-anytime guy, so that answers that question, but let me throw this at you re: those two questions:

1. VPF...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 03-24-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By catcon
Free Pandemic eBook (Screenplay Trilogy): The Mawr Pneumonica

NOTE: The promotion has expired. You can still click the book to freely read 10 percent. Thanks!

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You should all be spending your time writing...
Forum: Films 03-22-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,701
Posted By catcon
Re: Horror Movies

I'd heard about IF but hadn't seen it, so dug it up tonight based on your recommendation. Thanks! Nothing that freaked me out as much as Samara climbing out of the well, but pretty good, and...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-22-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

I did the same with 'wretch' (gagging) till somebody told me it was 'retch'. :|
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-20-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By catcon
Re: With reps home now isolating - is this a great time or bad time to query?

I did a substantial query blitz this week (to familiar producers only, see http://messageboard.donedealpro.com/boards/showthread.php?t=85436).

The new version of the query (more a marketing email...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-19-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Not the Prez of Brazil (one of his aides), but Tom et al, yes.

Naturally, I wish Tom and Rita all the best. I'm exactly his age. One thing, given his celebrity, his case may draw attention to an...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-18-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,664
Posted By catcon
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

For lowly Canadians on this board, another reason to be in a funk is what's happened to our miserable dollar, compared to the Yankee Greenback:

Today, it's barely 0.67 to the USD. Several years...
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