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Archive for April, 2009
by Brandon Nolta • 11 comments
It’s a lot of fun pulling the rug out from under your audience. Come on, most of us love that kind of thing; it’s one of the reasons why certain movies, TV shows and stories are so popular. Hell, M. N...
A co-worker of my mother's stumbled across my blog via Twitter, and told her he loved it. He also warned her that I'd need to develop a thick skin if I wanted to survive due to my brutal honesty. Brut...
by Brandon Nolta • 3 comments
Writing ain’t easy. At its best, it’s a joyous, giddy process, but at its worst, it can be a grinding, maddening slog through the thickets of your imagination, like wandering the Library of Babel with...
"Hey," you think after a showing of Adventureland, "I could write a better movie than that." Congratulations! You've just joined the ranks of millions, including the entire city of Los Angeles, on...
by Brandon Nolta • 1 comment
Hard choices. Shades of gray. No clear right or wrong. Man, that’s the stuff of good drama, the conflict that propels the best stories. That’s what elevates fiction into art, or at least one of the th...
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