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“Writers Write.”

“Writers Write.”   This is the mantra that Billy Crystal’s character tells his writing class in Throw Momma From The Train. It’s a deceptively simple saying with real wisdom behind…
Cameron Cubbison
January 28, 2013
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The “Dossier Method”

Exposition 101: The “Dossier Method”   Exposition is a necessary evil in any script. We need to learn background information about the principal characters in order to understand them and…
Cameron Cubbison
January 21, 2013
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“Write What You Know”

If you're a writer, you've probably heard that piece of advice before, from other writers, industry folk, or one of any number of the dozens of screenwriting how-to books, manuals,…
Cameron Cubbison
January 18, 2013
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The 4 Keys to a Viable Screenplay

As the President in THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT, Michael Douglas states rather emphatically that “America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, because it’s gonna put up…
Cameron Cubbison
January 12, 2013