the post-its on my desk
a collection of small proverbs I've collected over the years, about writing, making art, and living well...
make big plays TODAY!
"I'm doing this thing because I believe in it."
every scene is a chase scene
Unity, Coherence, Development
suffer the consequences
Each paragraph is a single shot. Paragraph breaks are cuts.
Your best work is the stuff you're embarrassed to share.
go to a different discipline
other people's expectations are not your responsibility
why do YOU need to tell this story?
action > reaction > action > reaction
the secret to stealing is you have to steal around
fire the judge
we read to discover what happens next
does it serve the work?
your characters are their ACTIONS
People love to pretend
DO THE THING!
"you're good. get better..."
nothing moves forward without conflict
process, not product
what are you trying to say?
the stories are what make us. we will overcome. we will endure.
You are loved and capable of loving.
You don't get a life--you build a life.
Life is a gamble. Bet on yourself.