Emma Coats shares storytelling tips based on her time working at Pixar.
In which it is warm and I take a walk.
In which I take stock of 2011 and find it most excellent.
EXT. TAR HOLLOW STATE FOREST, OHIO DUSK The steady breathing of a large animal is heard as it races through the forest underbrush, weaving in and out among the trees. RAMONA SCHAEFER (voiceover) Some things should not exist. INT. SCHAEFER HOME NIGHT Ramona, 21, plain, tall, and slender, walks down the dark hall in her […]
I’m a light sleeper but I’m convinced that I learned this behavior. Dad is an early riser. If I wanted to join him on his Sunday morning bagel run, then I needed to be up early. For some time, I wouldn’t wake up until I heard the sound of the sun catcher rattling against the […]
The red, patterned carpet on the short flight of stairs leading down to the front door isn’t as worn here as it is in other places in the house. The sun coming through the glass door warms the entry way. The gray slate floor of the landing releases a warm, vaguely wet smell. I crouch down […]
See here for a new writing project I started with Sara and Jes. Expect to see more writing here! Now if I only had time to bring this blog back into full working order…
In which incredible autumn weather prompts me to make a scenic trip to Spring Mill State Park, Tim suggests a visit to St. Meinrad Archabbey, and I take lots of photos of buildings.
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We’re all beginners when it comes to writing. It’s just that some people have begun more often then others. Eric Shonkwiler (via @eshonkwiler)