Review: STAR WARS LEIA PRINCESS OF ALDERAAN by Claudia Gray

Writing a Star Wars Prequel is no small task, as George Lucas discovered.  Not only do you have to reverse-engineer a story and the characters involved, but you have to deal with the backstories the fans have created for themselves, to fill the void.  This is why, I believe, my generation hated The Phantom Menace,…

How My Stories Go from Imagination to Polished Manuscript, Part Two

https://store.savethecat.com/collections/products/products/save-the-cat-the-last-book-on-screenwriting-you-ll-ever-need Again, your mileage may vary.  It all depends on how your imagination works.  My imagination is visual and I’m still learning.  I think in pictures and it gets very messy.  Metaphorically speaking, a story comes to me like a ton of dirty, mismatched socks dumped on me all at once.  I’ve learned to just…