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The Voiceover Arteeste

What I think people are missing is the vital role of the voice arteeste. Because if you think about it, all True Art Is Incomprehensible. I don’t like to sound as if I’m speaking in capital letters, but… I get … Continue reading

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Bleak Outlook for Screenwriting – Robert McKee on World Update

BBC World Service – World Update, 02/01/2012 Robert McKee is the author of Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting. McKee has in his list of students 35 Oscar winners, acknowledgements from other screen-writing greats such as Goldman … Continue reading

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Two at the Table

I sat there more nervous than I’ve ever been. Some git taxi driver at the next table was shouting for his egg and chips. I caught Julie’s wrist as she put my mug of tea down on the table. I … Continue reading

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Mr Slade

 1. INT ROOM, DAY. ENCLOSED PRIVATE OFFICE. BLAND, MAYBE DERELICT. TWO MEN, PAUL seated, ‘MR SLADE’ standing. SLADE: Have you given it any thought?

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BBC9: In the Closet

“You’re listening to BBC Radio 9, Night-time and we’re in the Closet. Thats the musical special-interest closet for all you fans of indie hardcore, grunge, guitar, mixed core, fruit-and-nut, hub-cap and community disco; be it on download, CD, vinyl, 78, … Continue reading

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Bella Star

From the observation deck, the star seems only a little brighter than usual. Through the polarised filters and shielding, close enough to touch, filling the entire space. Safe. Comforting. Unlike the truth of it. The destructive power of it; awesome … Continue reading

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Technology Haiku

Of necessity, with Skype still we endeavour; Dependency hell.

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