Michael Welles Schock

On Writing Child Characters: “Children Don’t Think Like Little Adults”

On Writing Child Characters: “Children Don’t Think Like Little Adults”

One of the challenges of writing great characters is getting inside the heads of persons of much different background than yourself. It takes great effort and empathy to understand those of differing gender, age, ethnicity, or orientation in order to portray such characters with authenticity. However, there is one type of character with whom we […]

 Adam Stovall

I Declare War: Coming of Age in an Age of Guns

I Declare War: Coming of Age in an Age of Guns

Jason Lapeyre says "War is No Place for Adults".

By Adam Stovall Jason Lapeyre is a writer/director living in Toronto. His film, I Declare War, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, was distributed by Drafthouse Films and Phase Four Films, and is currently available on DVD and Bluray. The film follows thirteen kids who spend a day playing War in the woods. Recently, […]