I spent some time reading for leisure — I don’t know if I should have put it that way, as isn’t any reading done at leisure? Unless one had to study, but I wasn’t. The books I was enjoying were The Wind in the Willows and Chasing the Dragon, perhaps one of those you would have heard of. The Wind in the Willows is the best known of the two, a children’s classic by Kenneth Grahame, which I have got around to reading, after being very interested in.Continue reading “A good time reading”
That it’s okay to feel like a loser. That the American Dream won’t happen for everyone. In fact, acknowledging one feels like a loser can liberate the soul with emotional truth and you feel better about yourself–as a centred, calm individual and not a striver.Continue reading “How I interpreted a movie commentary”
I seen the film before reading the screenplay. “How does one do that?”Continue reading “Get it?”
I’ve been using printed books for quite a while and I loved them until I discovered the joys of digital books. Without sounding too ad-ish, it occurred to me as I was reading a digital book how slim-lined theyContinue reading “I'm a digital book convert”
Does one’s ideas have commercial or independent potential? One’s archive of ideas may suggest one is heading in a commercial or independent direction, and an idea that has fully bloomed may suggest one way or other.
Though it is not always the writer’s will that is paramount on deciding if he will be a commercial or independent screenwriter as screenwriters are at the mercy of the demands of their own country’s parochial industry, be that independent.
However, wannabe novelists can send their prospective work to either a commercial or independent publisher from the outset so they have more choice than screenwriters who don’t live in Hollywood.Continue reading “Commercial or independent”