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Forum: Writing Exercises Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Results - Winter is Coming contest

Ohhhhhhhhhhh.... now I get it.

Eight.
Forum: Writing Exercises Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Results - Winter is Coming contest

All of us losers can drown our sorrows with this infectiously upbeat Irish song.

Cliona Hagan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7YyF1l6D64)
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 09-19-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Contact information on screenplays

Not saying if it's a good idea, or not, because I don't know. But you can buy an LA number that points to your real number, for next to nothing.
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-18-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By StoryWriter
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Results - Winter is Coming contest

My votes:
1st -- Nuclear
2nd -- Winter is Coming (Excerpt)
3rd -- Winter is Coming (English Patient)

A Dog's Life.
Just not my kind of story, even though it did have a twist I didn't see...
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-18-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: The next writing exercise

I'm in. If it's not abundantly clear, by now, I always enjoy making an ass of myself.
Forum: Screenwriting 09-17-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 918
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Bring yourself to your scripts

That's just not right!
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-17-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

There's some of them in everything I write. (And my wife, who has put up with me for thirty-seven years.)

In fact my oldest daughter will probably be a whole lot better writer than I am. I...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-17-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

This is scary, you're reminding me of me.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-16-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

And saying that story "quick" was just not in the cards.

I guess I like words, lots and lots and lots of them, too much.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-16-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

4 boys, than four girls.

(I'm trying not to be offensive to anyone.)
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-16-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

I'll try to make this quick. First off, this was around 15 years ago. My brother, a guy I got acquainted with from Oklahoma and I would write shorts all the time on Misc.Writing.Screenplays, when...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 21,553
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Franklin Leonard

This is for WGA writing gigs, right?

I think writer's who are trying to break in ought to take a closer look at opportunities as semi-pros.

Even I've been offered actual money for scripts. One was...
Forum: Screenwriting 09-14-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 918
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Bring yourself to your scripts

I think one guy I was working went a little too far when he said told me he wasn't going to be at work for the next couple of days because he was:
Forum: Screenwriting 09-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 918
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Bring yourself to your scripts

Once when the late, great MoviePoet still existed, I wrote a short script with Texas accents. I really worked on the dialogue and even though it was comedy and dialogue was pretty colorful, I...
Forum: Screenwriting 09-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 918
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Bring yourself to your scripts

Yep. I just put some words I overheard in our own short script contest.

I still remember some poor girl, working as a cashier at Target, around Christmas, years ago. She was told to shut her till...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-14-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Austin 2019 - Help Please

Does that actually work? I gave up on the "opt out" buttons years ago when it seemed to me it was an acknowledgement of life to the spammers. Most times I tried to "opt out" it tripled the spam I...
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-14-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,597
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Fun short screenplay contest, Sep 7 deadline

Right. Still pushing to be the worst I see. Not gonna happen. Last place is mine!
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-13-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Austin 2019 - Help Please

I entered a script into their contest, around 2003 and haven't sent them anything else or attended their film festivals. I've haven't contacted them in any way since then.

Around six years ago they...
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-07-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,597
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Fun short screenplay contest, Sep 7 deadline

I got mine in. For pure suckiness -- this is the one.

"Last place", my ass. Got it sewn up.
Forum: Script Deals 09-06-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: The Crew -- Jeff

Congratulations, Mr. Lowell.
Forum: Basics 09-04-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Hey, kid

Looks like this is going to be one of those things that's wrong, no matter how you do it. ;)
Forum: Writing Exercises 09-01-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,597
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Shout if you're interested

My storie(S) are in a place I call Stupid Land. (Not entering two but I decided to write two and let them fight it out.)
Forum: Screenwriting 09-01-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Music

In one script I just made the name of the song an off screen character and the lyrics of the song was dialogue. No one seemed to mind.
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 08-28-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By StoryWriter
Re: Gmail and text issues

Or because: Google.

They can't stop screwing around with Gmail and their office suite in general.

My poor wife works at a place that pays for the business Google crap. It seems every two weeks...
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