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THE SMALL SCREEN: The Writers of 'Parks and Recreation'

<i>Zack Gutin is a screenwriter, past intern at</i> Script <i>magazine, and works at Final Draft, Inc. Follow Zack on Twitter: @zackgutin.</i><p>One of the best parts …

The Touch-Screen Generation

Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?<p>On a chilly day last spring, a few dozen developers of children’s apps for phones and tablets gathered at an old beach resort in Monterey, California, to show off their …

10 Great Kids Comics for Early Readers

When a child is just learning to read, comics can be a great supplement to help foster love and enjoyment for books. As detailed in this wonderful …

Graphic Novels

How Seasoned Writers Get Battle Weary Readers to Read More Than Ten Pages of Their Specs

"Hey, First Time Writer, I can't wait to spend three hours of my weekend reading your unsolicited screenplay!" said no one ever. There are two …

NOTES FROM THE MARGINS: Goals vs. Needs - What Defines Characters And Writers

<i>Danny Manus is an in-demand script consultant and founder of No BullScript Consulting and author of</i> No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the …

How To Write Relatable Characters in Your Screenplay

Honesty is in fact the best policy when writing characters in a screenplay. What would they say? How would they say it? How would they lie? What …

Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher

Have you noticed how kids behave differently at school than at home? As an early education teacher, one of the most common questions I get from …

Parenting

Act Two: Obstacles

This is the meat and potatoes portion… AND the most difficult part of writing a screenplay. Most mediocre and flawed screenplays are plagued by slow …

Screenwriting

How to Establish a Morning Routine for Kids That Actually Works

Getting an entire family up, dressed, fed, and out the door before the sun even comes up could easily be a recipe for disaster (or at least a …

Give Babies and Young Kids Less Frequent Baths to Reduce Eczema Issues

Ten to twenty percent of children are diagnosed with eczema, a chronic skin condition that causes patches of dry, itchy, and inflamed skin. Experts …

Skin Care

How To Create A Killer Opening For Your Science Fiction Short Story

A short story is like a chess game: The opening is a huge part of whether you win or lose. The first sentence of a short story doesn't just "hook" …

How To Put a Sympathetic Villain in Your Screenplay

Villains actually do exist and they have reasons for doing the things they do. All villains don’t simply want to “watch the world burn” for no …

Psycho (1960)

Screenplay Genre: Horror / Mystery / Thriller<p>Movie Time: 109 minutes<p><b>1. INCITING INCIDENT</b><p>Fed up with her life, Marion Crane steals $40,000 from her …

3 Tips to Writing a Better Logline

A juicy logline compels potential buyers and audiences to want to know more, read your synopsis and ask to read your screenplay. Vivid loglines are …

7 Superhero Tricks for the Novice Parent

Everyone knows kids are adorable, but they’re also notorious for crying, getting their hands sticky, and spilling glitter all over the rug! Here’s …

Wells Fargo

Reason Tutorial: Adding MIDI Hardware

<i>Reason 7 can send MIDI to the outside world, opening up a wealth of creative possibilities in your studio. Hollin Jones sends the signals in this</i> …

MusicTech Magazine, Review, Tutorials & News | MusicTech

MusicTech Magazine Issue 183 – Future Effects<p>Regaining Space – Using Reverb in Pro Tools: Black Spring<p>Gothic Instruments Dronar Metal & Glass Module …

Mix Tips for Better Mixes | JustMastering.com | Ontario, Canada

By Rob Stewart - JustMastering.com - Last updated August 7, 2017<p>Here are some of what I consider to be the most critical mixing tips that will help …

How to achieve the best sound quality on SoundCloud

How do I improve how my mixes sound on SoundCloud and YouTube?<p>By Rob Stewart - JustMastering.com - Last updated on August 7, 2017<p><b>Bottom line:</b><p>While …

Music Production

The Super Mario Bros. Story

<i>Every Sunday we haul an exciting article out of the Eurogamer archive so you can read it again or enjoy it for the first time if you missed it. Oli's</i> …

History of the Amiga | Series | Ars Technica

Amiga was now an independent company again, but trouble was brewing.<p>The Amiga didn't go away with Commodore, but its future was uncertain.<p>A new Amiga …

Kazunori's War: the world of Gran Turismo's creator

<i>Editor's note: With the release of a new Gran Turismo due next week - some four years in after the last entry - we thought it'd be a good time to</i> …

2012 Script Downloads

• Anna Karenina (Focus Features)<br>• Arbitrage (Lionsgate / Summit / Roadside Attractions)<br>• Argo (Warner Brothers)<br>• Armour (Sony Classics)<br>• Beasts of the Southern …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …