In Their Own Writ Dept – 1/13/13

Amateurs look for inspiration; the rest of us just get up and go to work.

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Hollywood Realizing That Facebook Likes Don’t Result In Box-Office Bonanzas

Once upon a time there was this terrific free promotion site called Facebook. FB users were happy. FB marketers were happy. FB execs were – or at least seemed – happy.

Then Facebook did its IPO thing and changed its policies, resulting in nobody being happy. If that isn’t a true reflection of the problem with our current business paradigm, then what is?

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How Can I Make Deadlines Less Stressful?

Um…plan ahead? Do your work? Or maybe just stop caring? Sure, that’s the easy way around the problem, right?

Uh-oh. Lifehacker.Com disagrees:

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Top TVWriter™ Posts for the Week Ending 1/11/13

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Here they are, the most viewed TVWriter™ posts for the week ending Friday, January 11th:

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LB: A Couple of Cartoons

…that may not have been created with writers in mind but which certainly tell our tale:

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 Non Sequitur