Find Out About Termite TV

…And then explain it to us, okay?

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We’re serious here. What happened is that last week TVWriter™ got an email inquiry about the People’s Pilot contest from a writer with an addy @termite.org and that so piqued our interest that we had to find out what Termite.Org was. read article

Essential Conditions for Writing Success

Our essential condition for writing success is a workable definition of “success.” But Charlotte Rains Dixon is more pragmatic:

writing_stuffby Charlotte Rains Dixon (Wordstrumpet.com)

What, exactly, are the essential conditions for writing success, you ask? read article

Peer Production: La Fleur De Mai

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Hey, we’re the biggest proponents of web series anywhere, and we’re rooting for everybody who is working on one – and encouraging everybody who isn’t to get on the damn bus and go.

But the only thing we could think of when we saw this trailer was: “Get a sensahumor, dammit.” Oh well, maybe the episodes themselves won’t be so, um, deliberate. read article

The power of naive questions…

And now a few words on innocence and creativity and how they go together like…um, we’ll get back to you on that, okay?

But for now:

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME Returns!

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No, not Stephen Hawking’s 1988 book of the same name but a documentary about Hawking’s life by documentary writer-director-producer Errol Morris.

Morris first released the film in 1991 and now as part of a celebration of Hawking’s 71st birthday you can find all 79+ minutes of it right here: read article