Monthly Archives: September 2010

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 15th: Electromagnetic Phlegm

Those little suckers get a lot of bounce when they’re frozen. Continue reading

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May I suggest you become a Twriter?

Tweet As an advocate and early adapter of social media, I’ve witnessed the rise in popularity and the implementation of social media as it became a part of our daily lives. Okay, maybe I’m jumping to conclusions in using “our” … Continue reading

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Short. Is. Better. Campaign #7: “Short. Rules”

And this week we owe it all to our favourite #WW Laureate @Raingirls who was the inspiration behind this one. It’s actually one of my favourites in terms of the cleverness factor. We hope you’re still enjoying the fun with short films and our mantra… Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 14th: Producers: The Care and Feeding Of, Part I

don’t be a Wildebeest, be a rock throwing Chimp Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, CSSC

Tweet It feels like just yesterday—however, it was nearly two years ago that I joined the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition. It was a growing, respectable short-screenplay competition run by enthusiastic, intelligent and trustworthy individuals. I knew immediately that I’d gotten … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 13th: 50 Dead Chickens

I used to think of writing as an adjunct part of me, like an extra toe, or a hyper developed set of muscles like a good pitching arm, or of putting on my writer hat or opening up the word smithy for the day. Continue reading

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Short. Is. Better. Campaign #6: “Robots”

We give you: Robots Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 12th: Does it make you go Mhhhgnk?

First, it made me think about why I like my script read by non-screen writers and why I work hard to have a first draft read by a really mixed group. Why do I do that? I just find that the type of feedback I get on a first draft is most useful if some of my readers, quite frankly, have no idea what they are doing. Continue reading

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10 Tips for Creating a Winning Entry

Entering writing, poetry, novel, short story, essay and screenplay contests can either be a hobby with some great prizes as the perk, or it can be a door-opener into a new career. Continue reading

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Short. Is. Better. Campaign #5: “The Indians Take The Fort”

Tweet It’s time for the kick-off to your weekend with our latest installment in the Short. Is. Better. campaign. We hope you’re enjoying it thus far. Feel free to drop us a line or leave a comment as to what … Continue reading

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