Adventure: GOLDFISH – Blueprint

The Screenwriting Executive at the local film co-op just hated this script.   “It’s not even a script… It’s more like a guide to make an independent movie,” opined the Committee President. A script IS a guide to making a movie; that’s why everyone consults it. While the film co-op may have laughed silent treatmented …

Considering A MOUTHFUL OF CANDY, or, PUSSY

The hardest task in screenwriting isn’t format or plot; it’s finding quality feedback that enlightens and clarifies and inspires. I’ve only got two reads on AMOCoP so far, from the original producer who brought me THE QUEEN OF ZINE and an actor-director-dramaturge friend. We talked; it wasn’t fruitful. His focus was rarely on the story, …