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The 4 Attention States You Should Know As A Screenwriter

The 4 Attention States You Should Know As A Screenwriter

We’ve written several articles on how screenwriters can best allocate their time to be the most productive. Whether you write in the wee hours of the night when you’re in a state of lucid dreaming or do writing sprints until you break a sweat. Time management has been the traditional way to measure screenwriting productivity […]

 Michael Lee Simpson

What Makes A Character Memorable?

What Makes A Character Memorable?

A white feather floats through the air, drifting high in the afternoon sky. As it drops, fluttering through clouds, “Paramount Pictures Presents” fades in with opening titles—“A Steve Tish/Wendy Finerman Production”—“A Robert Zemekis Film”—and the feather travels further on its journey, whisked away by the breeze, hovering over a busy Savannah, Georgia street. The feather […]

 Jessica Hinds

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Suffer Less, Write More.  It’s a new year and a new decade. At Meditative Writing©, we are starting the 20s with a healthier and more functional writing process. Below are three principles to remember throughout the year that will help you write more and suffer less during the inevitable pain of writing.  1) Nothing is […]

 Jessica Hinds

Writing Is Like Surfing or Don’t Be A Dumb Baby

Writing Is Like Surfing or Don’t Be A Dumb Baby

The next time you have a bad writing day, visualize a dumb baby on a beach.  Perhaps I should explain.  The other day I decided there just wasn’t enough sand in my ass so I went to the beach. There, sitting on the wet shore, was a chubby little baby digging her hands into the […]