• Life of the Mind

    Character Development

    One of the most important things for me in story is character development. Measuring development can done by asking (and answering) these three simple questions. Where does the character begin the story? What is the journey the character takes? Where does the character end the story? This is one of…

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  • Entertainment Rants

    MovieRant: Star Wars – The Farce Awakens

    Movies such as Star Wars: The Farce Awakens make me angry.   It’s endemic of contemporary Hollywood: looks great, slickly directed, wonderful special effects, but thin on story, driven by contrivance and, hey, that’s okay apparently, because that’s the standard nowadays, and you should just accept that.   No.  …

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