JAWS (1975)

So, Jaws… sure it’s a crazy movie. I feel that in this particular film, director Stephen Spielberg was able to build, maybe for the first time in his career, a story that merges reality and the inner world of the protagonist in a visual and engaging way. Think about it, the story is about a…

5 simple QUESTIONS to get you started with CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT.

I know, everytime hearing something like “simple” or “fast” a natural inclination to distrust leads us to think there must be some catch, right? Well, you’re not far from the truth there, there are no easy ways into doing complex things, this much we all know. However! 5 simple questions can actually help you start…

How thinking about CHARACTERS can actually improve your PLOT?

There’s an old sayin’ in storytelling: Character + Action = Plot Well, looks more like a mathematical proposition, but the important thing is that it tells a critical point about writing stories, characters drive the action and the result of their movement is the actual plot. John Gardner, the famous american writer, often said that…

How thinking about PLOT can make your STORY better?

How? Really? Are you really asking that question… C’mon! plot is like the spine of your story, it’s the foundation on top of which everything else rests. A classic definition of it would be; “The main events of a story devised and presented as an interrelated sequence”. Now, there are two things on this definition…

Signs

In this age and time We were forced to leave everything behind Even ourselves So much that we can’t remember anymore Cloudy beyond the pain Us You think it’ll come back? Or miracles left us Waiting for a sign of god I feel I’ve wasted my life I’t’s because things are bad Worst than bad…