Monthly Archives: June 2011

#WW Blog the 52nd: Thanks for All the Fish

Tweet It’s telling that I’ve spent the week obsessing over the title of this, my last post as Canadian Short Screenplay Competition #Writer Wednesday Writer Laureate – a cumbersome title of a different kind, I hope I can convince Mr. … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Corner

And remember, the first, second, third, and subsequent drafts are just that: drafts. You can always change what you don’t like. So the next time that corner comes up, show it who’s boss. Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 51st: Beginning of the End

What I’ll take away from my year as CSSC Writer Laureate is perhaps for the first time in my life, a strong belief in myself. It may surprise some of you to learn that most of the time I don’t think much of me. I’ve been told I hide it well. But there has been something truly transformative about creating this blog week after week, forcing myself to look at what was going on in my head and continually examine and re-examine my writing process. So there it is. I’m a better writer, a more humble writer, and I like myself a whole lot more than when we began last June. Continue reading

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The Stories Only You Can Write

It’s like the Aristocrats. The A to B is always the same. It’s the execution that makes it your story. Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 50th: Naked Virtue

Tweet There, maybe that blog title will get a little more attention then the last one.  Only two more posts after this one my lovelies, then what will you do to lull yourself to sleep on a Wednesday night once … Continue reading

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On the cover of Futureale Magazine: Arts | Culture | Living | Rusted Pyre

“Everyone tests their courage as they are growing up; to spend the night in a haunted place, to peer into the closet when they’re sure a monster is inside, or to play Bloody Mary in their mirror at a sleep-over. These are the themes at the root of RUSTED PYRE that make it identifiable to a large audience.” Continue reading

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#WW Blog the 49th: Writing’s 7 Virtues

Tweet So here’s a great example of a great writing idea that quickly went horribly awry, to wit, the theme of this week’s blog post.   Since the last two posts delved deeply into the sin and darkness part of … Continue reading

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Rusted Pyre Screening at the ROM for WSFF

Gasps, sounds of shock, laughter, (and the low rumbling from the subway below the museum), all added to the experience and ambiance of the film. I had felt purely satisfied as I smugly said in my head, “this is the best film in this package.” Continue reading

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Worldwide Short Film Festival RUSTED PYRE premiere Q&A (Part II)

Tweet Following the North American premiere of Daniel Audet’s Canadian Short Screenplay Competition award winning script at the 2011 Worldwide Short Film Festival as part of the Power Plays category, Producer David Cormican and star Brooke Palsson took to the … Continue reading

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Worldwide Short Film Festival RUSTED PYRE premiere Q&A

Tweet Following the North American premiere of Daniel Audet’s Canadian Short Screenplay Competition award winning script at the 2011 Worldwide Short Film Festival as part of the Power Plays category, Producer David Cormican and stars Brooke Palsson and Samantha Somer … Continue reading

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