These days I am fully committed to researching and writing a screenplay about desertion and rebellion and everything amok during the Philippine-American War, during the general time frame of 1898-1910, although the end date could allude to what follows in the 1920s, 30s and beyond. I have found some wonderful characters in a deeply reticulated chain of conflicted situations, and I feel passionate about the project. In writing this screenplay I am pondering many difficult and unknown areas of thinking (for myself) about story structure, anti-hero characters, forgiveness, and complex interweaving of story lines. I came across Billy Wilder’s ten rules–in my plebian words, “make them pay attention and make them care.” Here are Billy Wilder’s ten rules — old fashioned but mighty fine.
An app doesn’t need an internet connection to work, which means your mobile app can always be opened in exotic locales where internet may be unreliable or unavailable. We, Americans, must not forget perhaps half the world’s population never made or received a phone call. Many areas have not been mapped or developed. The internet is a privilege for the minority.
For future reference in Bangkok:
Museum of Floral Culture
I have become very interested in the techniques and potential results from proprioceptive writing. Here is a good website that describes a proprioceptive writing session:
A useful writing that explains the absence of audio tape stock. CLICK HERE
“Recording on tape enforces a musical process, McTear explains. Band members must play together, recording all at once, instead of editing and manipulating sounds so perfectly that they’re perfectly boring.” I love this approach to musicianship and recording arts.
Nice step by step guide to making great cottage cheese.