October 2012

becoming a filmmaker, ten bucks at a time

October 18, 2012
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My college kid is has his first Kickstarter project up. He’s making a film. That’s nothing new. H has been making films for the better part of a decade now. But this is the first major project he’s done in his college film program, and the first to require an actual budget. It’s a short […]

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“most of what you think you know about writing is useless”

October 11, 2012
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About a month ago, I flipped open a book I’d requested at the library. The front flap introduced itself like this: “Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths and, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well.” I had […]

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