Category Archives: Adaptation

A Favourite Returns

Tweet I just got the Umbrella re-issue of Tom Savini’s Night Of The Living Dead (1990) and it’s a really great release. The bonus features offer an inside look at the production, with an especially candid interview with director Savini. … Continue reading

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Defining My Process: Freeform or Paint-by-Numbers

TweetOnly a few years ago I began what I would come to call an intensive home-school screenwriting study program. The first books I picked up were popular and still relatively new at the time (if not just to me). John Truby’s … Continue reading

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“Rehab” excerpt

TweetThis morning I have been reading over the work done so far on my novel, Rehab. I came across this paragraph in a chapter detailing a husband and wife separating: He wondered whether she thought him a failure, or their … Continue reading

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Designing a Better Haunted House

Tweet   Sign me up for a course on architecture. I’d like to have the haunted house in my book and screenplay to be functional. Messy, dirty, unkempt, funereal, overbearing, poorly-lit, suffocating, yes. But functional, please. I wrote this morning. … Continue reading

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