Stuff I Learned About Writing from Directing Theater or Something Like That PART FIVE: Think like a director, because writers have no idea what they’re doing.

No idea, I tell you!!!

Hey there, Internet. I know, I know. I’m the worst. Continue reading Stuff I Learned About Writing from Directing Theater or Something Like That PART FIVE: Think like a director, because writers have no idea what they’re doing.

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Five Ways Directing Theater Taught Me How to Write, Part Three: Casting!

In fifth grade, I wrote a story about a boy who travels into a post-apocalyptic future to do battle with ancient Zoroastrian gods.

Wait, I’m sorry, now Hollywood’s on the line. “What? Oh, dear, no, I’m holding out for forty million. Thanks, but no thanks!” Continue reading Five Ways Directing Theater Taught Me How to Write, Part Three: Casting!

Five Ways Directing Theater Taught me How to Write, or My Student Loans: A Rationalization: Part One

Hey there, fellow writers! It’s me, Chris O’Neill, a writer just like you! Yup, just another book-loving writer of books, fresh out of book-writing college, where I majored in book-writing, and took courses like “Books: How to Write Them (Introductory)” and “Books: How to Write them (Advanced).” Why, I wrote so many books, my nickname around campus was Writey McAuthorface. They called me Galactus, Devourer of Words. Because I just…I mean, I was like a machine…I won all the awards…

FINE, I ADMIT IT, I’M A FRAUD, STOP LOOKING AT ME, NO ONE LOOK AT ME! Continue reading Five Ways Directing Theater Taught me How to Write, or My Student Loans: A Rationalization: Part One