18
JUL
2017

Pitch Wars 2017 is Here!

Hello, all you amazingly awesome people! Did you do something new with your hair? It’s absolutely lovely and makes you look super fine. (It should shock exactly no one that I’m recycling my wishlist format from previous years. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix...
27
AUG
2016

Assignment #4: GMC

Your next assignment goes hand in hand with assignment 3. GMC (goal, motivation, conflict) is another peek at into the mind of your character. It’s also a great reference point to make sure each scene is moving the story forward based on these things. I’m going to be...
26
AUG
2016

Assignment #3: Character Questionnaires

In case you missed the first two assignments I posted last year, you can find them on my blog. Assignment 1 is on beat sheets (super important for everyone, as I’ve yet to have a mentee who didn’t need help in some form with pacing. It’s a very common problem.)...
19
AUG
2016

It’s Almost #PitchWars Decision Time

As we’re nearing the end of #PitchWars, I thought I’d give you all a little peek into my inbox. It’s easy to be on the other side and start to feel defeated or unsure or nervous or unworthy. But I want you to know that you have absolutely no reason to feel that...
01
AUG
2016

Holy Crap It’s Almost #PitchWars Time! FAQs to the Rescue.

(updated for 2017!) I’ve been spending way too much a little time on the #PitchWars feed, and I’ve seen these questions come up time and time again. With nothing else to do, I figured I’d make a quick FAQ post on the ones I see the most. Do I have to do...
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