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Burnout: No One Is Immune

I realized a couple of seconds ago that I am, in fact, burned out. I’ve been denying it for about two weeks now, but when this weekend came and went, and I couldn’t find the physical or mental energy to … Continue reading

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Naming A Character

Do you like your name? Is it a name that already has a personality or trait attached to it, even if that trait doesn’t match you at all? Does it lead to jokes? For example, my name is Angel. For … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Screenwriter, Part 2

First, sorry about missing last week. I was actually in LA with the subject of this post, and the two of us were literally running around last Saturday from 6:30am to about 9:00pm. I couldn’t put together a coherent thought … Continue reading

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There Will Never Be “More Time”

Wow, Doreen Virtue has been a very inspiring figure for me lately! I actually got to meet this lovely woman on Friday after a certification class that I took (I can do Oracle Card readings now…go me!). She smiled when … Continue reading

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The Villain

I feel that the villain is the most important character in a story, because without them, the hero/heroine has absolutely nothing to do. There has to be a fight, a battle of some kind going on. If you think about … Continue reading

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The Heroine

She can wear many hats: she can be an explorer, a CIA agent, a hunter of evil, or (especially recently) a teenager. She takes one look at the glass ceiling, gets a hammer, and shatters it. She is…the Heroine. She … Continue reading

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The Hero

The slayer of beasts, the voice of reason in a world of insanity, the One: He goes by many titles, but in the end, he is simply Hero. (Note: Before you even ask, next week will be about the Heroine, … Continue reading

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