Short Story – “Jane Foole” – 3 KEY PLOT POINTS FOR A CREATIVE EXERCISE

Here is another short story based on my weekly creative writing exercise. #PlottoExercise Jane Foole is the jester to Leon's tyrannical king. He acts as her monarch, forcing her to shave her head as punishment for purchasing weed. In response, she mocks him. It's at this point that his control is beginning to slip, that … Continue reading Short Story – “Jane Foole” – 3 KEY PLOT POINTS FOR A CREATIVE EXERCISE

(Somewhat) Short HORROR Script: “Dream-Story” by Cameron Reilly

For those with short attention spans, this script is a tad longer than my previous scripts. Not by much, mind you - but the few additional pages may lead to drowsiness. Or - because it is a horror script - it may lead to a heart attack. One or the other. You've been warned. Logline: … Continue reading (Somewhat) Short HORROR Script: “Dream-Story” by Cameron Reilly

Short INSPIRATIONAL Script: “Blank Paige” by Cameron Reilly

Here's another short script that is difficult to classify. But if I was forced to, I would say "Inspirational". Logline: A shy artist, who works in a library, sees a young, lonely boy waiting for something, or someone. She decides to make him her next subject. But even though she's constantly drawing, she refuses to … Continue reading Short INSPIRATIONAL Script: “Blank Paige” by Cameron Reilly

Short Story – “That’s Right. Armadillos Are Our Biggest Threat.” – 3 KEY PLOT POINTS FOR A CREATIVE EXERCISE

Here is another short story based on my weekly creative writing exercise. #PlottoExercise The apocalypse has hit. Society clings to what it had – but it's obvious to everyone that its on the fast-track to extinction. It's especially clear to Dennis, who has refused to marry his lover, Karen, for what good would a pair … Continue reading Short Story – “That’s Right. Armadillos Are Our Biggest Threat.” – 3 KEY PLOT POINTS FOR A CREATIVE EXERCISE

Four Elements of Great Dialogue (Part 1)

“Readers do tend to skip through novels, but they won't skip dialogue” - Elmore Leonard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeZQl2nvnfM In this article, we're going to go over in excruciating (and annoying) detail, the four elements of great dialogue. Because we're heading for a deep dive, I've decided to spare you the pain of having to skim through an … Continue reading Four Elements of Great Dialogue (Part 1)

“As You Know (A Drunken Story)” – SHORT STORY – 3 KEY POINTS FOR CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE

Here is another short story based on my weekly creative writing exercise. #PlottoExercise Read the short story below. Afterwards, you'll see the three randomly generated plot points that you can use yourself! AS YOU KNOW (A DRUNKEN STORY) A sharp set of strings came from the speakers when Jerry entered. They contrasted harshly from the … Continue reading “As You Know (A Drunken Story)” – SHORT STORY – 3 KEY POINTS FOR CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISE