Sunday, July 22, 2018

3 results for 'real'

The Blank Page

By Shane Joseph, published on Feb 16, 2014

...could be me” identification manufactured by cleverly studied demographic archetypes. “Entertainments,” I call them. They make blockbuster movies.

Fear of the blank page may have driven writers to have written those entertainments in order to keep their muscles active until the “real stories” returned. But those potboilers are like drugs, blinding you with fame and money and keeping you churning them out until any real story is stillborn and your imagination is rendered sterile. For it is easy to tweak the formula, replace the villain, change the setting, and voila, more... (more)

Tags: writing, writers, Reflection, real, imagination, blank, page, flotsam, potboiler, other

Real Is Beautiful

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Apr 9, 2012

Being tender, open and "real" is beautiful...I do question why many people are unable to live with this part of their soul...instead living to be what others expect them to be... It is our most sacred gift from God. When your heart and soul are open, you leave your ego behind. It no longer matters what insignificant "should be, should not be, probably was, probably wasn't" entering into your thoughts. If we are aware, we will always redirect our thoughts and heart to a higher place...And yes, I pray everyday to be able to live my life in this way...Sometimes I am successful... (more)

Tags: truth, real, passion, free, self love, true self, embrace all

Dialogue Doubts

By Gurmeet Mattu, published on Jan 4, 2010

...big deal and after a while it becomes second nature.""I'm not convinced.""Look, all I'm asking is that you try it. Write some stuff and see how it sounds when you read it out. What have you got to lose?""My sanity, I think. I don't know if I want to give myself over to my characters."If they're real they'll demand it of you.""They can't demand anything, they came out of my head.""Oh, figments of your imagination, not real?""Of course.""How can you expect your readers to believe in them when you don't?""I think you're getting a bit freaked out here. This is fiction writing we're talking... (more)

Tags: writing, dialogue, convincing, real

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