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Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-28-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Script to eBook

My experiment in converting a couple of my screenplays to novelettes and making an example of my work available for free, seems to be working.

Gradually it is gathering interest and getting...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-15-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Selling a Spec Screenplay

I didn't sell Storm Warning or The Darkness both were commissions.
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 01-13-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
E Books

I truly believe the electronic platforms of Kindle, iPads,Smartphones etc will change the world of the writer for ever.

Already many successful published authors who previously followed the...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-12-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Selling a Spec Screenplay

Storm Warning was never listed as an IMDb credit. The producer and director of The Darkness fell out just before filming started in July of last year.

Last I heard was that the director had found...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-12-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Selling a Spec Screenplay

Nothing has changed on IMDb-Pro.
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-11-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Selling a Spec Screenplay

My thoughts on Selling a Spec Screenplay is the subject of my recent Blog at http://www.ronaberdeen.com/selling-a-spec-screenplay/ (http://www.ronaberdeen.com/?p=965)
Forum: Screenwriting 01-10-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Limitations

Only living writers think outside of the box, those who think inside the box are already dead.
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 12-19-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
The Kindle Adventure

A post, on another site, related the story of a screenwriter’s Kindle adventure, so I thought ‘why not’.

I have taken two of my screenplays and converted them into Novelettes...
Forum: Screenwriting 12-10-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,280
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Your Modus Operandi

I start each day around 8 am answering emails planning the day and starting in earnest about 10 am.

When working on an assignment I normally have a time schedule so it is straight down to work.
...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-22-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,549
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Originality vs Unoriginality

It is not writing something original that makes a good screenplay, it is writing in a unique voice that gives a script originality.
Forum: Screenwriting 11-15-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: The power of words

From a post on another board:-

Is the moral here perhaps; "it's not what you write but who you stole it from?"

Apparently this story has been knocking around since the late '90's as a tale from...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-14-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: The power of words

The short film was made by a marketing company to promote the ‘Power of Words’.

I thought it was a great example to screenwriters of the ‘Importance of using the right words.”
Forum: Screenwriting 11-11-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
The power of words

Every screenwriter should watch this short film and realise the importance of using the right words; and remember it is not what you write but how you write it.

...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-03-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,488
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Writing the Thriller Genre per Truby

Many new writers spend time looking for the secret to writing an outstanding memorable screenplay, as if there is a magic formula somewhere out there.

Some even search the web in the hope of...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-22-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,549
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Originality vs Unoriginality

Including octaves, sharps and flats there are 81; just count the number of keys on a piano.
Forum: Screenwriting 10-21-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,549
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Originality vs Unoriginality

It is almost impossible to think of something that is completely fresh and outstandingly original in a screenplay except in two areas, the characters and the dialogue.

Almost every scenario of...
Forum: Films 09-16-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Something to look forward to.

I read the book, saw the TV series and can’t wait to see the movie.

A thinking man’s thriller.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aco15ScXCwA&feature=player_embedded
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-13-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,449
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,449
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Forum: Screenwriting 08-25-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,184
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Perfection vs Excellence

Nothing is ever perfect and excellence is a subjective aim sometimes it is better to just be entertaining.
Forum: TV 08-22-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,620
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Sell Sheet

Take a look at info on John August's web site. I followed the example for DC with great success.

http://johnaugust.com/downloads_ripley/dc-what-it-is.pdf
Forum: Script Deals 08-19-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,850
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Ridley Scott to direct new Blade Runner

Ford is too old to still be the Blade Runner, itwas painful to see him as an aged Indiana Jones.
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 08-19-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
More Stories from Hell

Tales from the trenches of Hollywood writers.


http://storynotesfromhell.com/ (http://storynotesfromhell.com/)
Forum: Screenwriting 08-04-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,255
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
Re: Scene To Page Ratio

Novelists don’t.
Forum: Films 08-01-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Ron Aberdeen
No dialogue required

Colourful direction by a friend

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2JhVcpRxrE&feature=player_embedded (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2JhVcpRxrE&feature=player_embedded)
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