Creating the idea for a show or movie starts the honeymoon period of creativity, but it will soon dissipate unless you know how it will end.
You can have a good story without good writing, but you cannot have good writing without good story. Designated Survivor (2016 – Present) is an example of a show whose story can be compelling enough that even the pickiest viewer can overlook writing and production hiccups… but not forever.
Reading through the scripts gives you a chance to experience Craig Mazin’s gift for visual storytelling, and emphasizes how well precision and craft come together to form this beautiful narrative.
The Coping with Creativity podcast has been on hiatus as I struggle through my own journey of getting out of this hole that I’ve dug myself in. Even those of us who proffer self-respect and ascribing value to our work could to well to heed our own advice–and just like you, sometimes it’s hard to …
I have had a problem since I started writing seriously in high school, and that problem is called computers.