THE FOUNTAINHEAD by AYN RAND

Ok, I get it, people don’t like Ayn Rand! Most people object to her because of their politics.  I was recently totally surprised to hear someone complain about Ayn Rand’s dismissal of physically challenged people as second-class citizens in THE FOUNTAINHEAD.  When I read ANIMAL FARM as a kid, I fell in love with it.  …

PATTERNS: Ghostbusters Beatsheet

GHOSTBUSTERS was the first movie (and I think only) movie I ever asked to have bought for me, and it was the first story that made me see “structure” though I didn’t know the word; it made me suspicious that one could write a story as cool and satisfying as Ghostbusters by copying what happened …