Critique Speak

Critique Competition! (www.thesanitypatrol.com) deadline 12/31/12

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Creativity brings out the very best and sometimes the very worst in the creator. ┬áThe greater the conflict between collaborators or critiquer, the more important it becomes to find resolution. … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

DRAMA AND HIGH DRAMA

We all have stories. What makes one story more dramatic than another? As audiences, I want to be engaged, immersed, inspired and/or taken away. I don’t want your attitude, your … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

CRITIQUE SPEAKING CONTEST

The Critique Speaking Contest is not only your opportunity to share your experience, but get a short video made of that experience! All submissions will be read. In February 2013, … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

STORY ARC, WRITING ARC

The story arc is a way of describing the path of the plot — a term popularized by the film industry. Think of a wave generated by a current beneath … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Focusing creativity

The creative thinker isn’t afraid of the chaos they must traverse to find that kernel of wonder. Creativity is glorious when that focal point is found and incredibly frustrating when … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Introducing Critique Speak

How do you react when someone says, “Art is subjective.” I respond with, “Noooo!” Opinions matter, especially when backed with valuable feedback that can help an artist or author move … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment