Category Archives: Writing

Nicole Perlman on Guardians of the Galaxy

      No Comments on Nicole Perlman on Guardians of the Galaxy

On this episode of the SCRIPTNOTES podcast – Nicole Perlman, screenwriter of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY – talks about how the film came about, how she was lucky enough to get her big break – elevating herself from non WGA work with indies, to working in the studio system – CHECK IT OUT HERE. The highlights: She won a major… Read more »

Motivation from an unlikely source – that works for me

This is how I need to approach my writing / any meaningful endeavour (making a note of it mainly for myself): (The text below is ‘borrowed’ and changed from the original source – written by Elliott Hulse ) “When you study other successful people, and identify a single activity that you’ve realized supports them in their success… that you think could… Read more »

The Optimal Daily Word Target Calculator | Michael J Holley – Writer

The Optimal Daily Word Target Calculator | Michael J Holley – Writer. – is an excellent post on trying to break your goals so that you can make work and your social life coexist…. I like the idea of trying to do this, to set a word count that you can stick by. You’ll notice I’m not that prolific blogging…. Read more »

Dream within a dream sequences – cliché or not?

I am suffering right now from a flu bug. I don’t sleep really. Hardly ever. When I do, it is usually after days of no sleep, or it is alcohol induced and fleeting. Or when I am ill, as my system is too run down. Anything more than two hours is a great night’s sleep. But this makes me a… Read more »

Script Frenzy is over – 101 pages in 28 days

Hi folks! I’m back! I survived Script Frenzy! It’s been a crazy month, but I am very much still around. Yes, I’ve been bad and haven’t updated much lately. However there is a good reason for it, besides dealing with the death of a friend and trying to get through Script Frenzy. I have been in the process of swapping… Read more »

2nd day of Script Frenzy – already behind

Work definitely got in the way…. I started a month ago doing some rough prep for Script Frenzy, but my work commitments ended up getting in the way of continuing that prep. So CUT TO Script Frenzy starting on April 1st, me being unable to sleep or concentrate, having to start work early and then going to a colleagues leaving… Read more »