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David E. Talbert Talks “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”

David E. Talbert Talks “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”

Imagine if we could all take a trip to Cobbletown and met Jeronicus Jangle (Forest Whitaker) from Jangles and Things? Now we all can in screenwriter/director David E. Talbert’s holiday live-action film Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.¬†Twenty-two years in gestation, Talbert’s extravaganza has finally found its day. “We need this movie more than ever. People […]

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How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

Screenwriters are not machines. Sometimes we get into the writing zone and write quality work for hours. But most of the time, we write in fits and bursts and distract ourselves – writing, deleting, staring into space or search dubious terms on the internet without being overly productive. There is a way for screenwriters to […]

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Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The Lover

Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The Lover

The next male character archetype in our series is the lover. Ostensibly, these characters are primarily driven by heightened animalistic passion, desire, lust, and sexuality. There is more substance to the lover archetype than romance and sex. They are deep empaths that tap into the untold feelings of those around them. Lovers process life events […]

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Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The Magician

Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The Magician

Now that we’ve explored the Warrior, the King, and the Lover male character archetypes, we can discuss the fourth and final in our series on these characters – the Magician. This archetype is arguably the most playful and underappreciated of them all since they are considered the bridge between boyhood and manhood and are frequently […]

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Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The King

Exploring Male Character Archetypes – The King

We’re exploring the King archetype in our series of male characters. The king is the most powerful of the male archetypes, as its name suggests. They are the rulers of their story kingdom, but also the judges. They yield tremendous power, but also mete out justice. As with the warrior archetype, kings are also susceptible […]