Lucas Harper

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How a Narrative Arc Structures a Story

How a Story Is Structured<p>Sometimes simply called "arc" or "story arc," narrative arc refers to the chronological construction of plot in a novel or …

Creative Writing

Answering an age-old question: What should I do with my life?

<i>There’s got to be more to life than this</i>, you think.<p>You grow up and get a job after college, but find yourself constantly searching for your true …

The 3 Golden Rules Of Writing Period Fiction

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Shares 129<p>Period fiction is a surprisingly popular genre used to place stories in the time period and setting that works best …

Handwrite Your Way to Creativity - Benefits of Handwriting

Can handwriting help you do your job better in the digital age? If you’re like most people, you probably do most of your writing on a computer. When …

How I Turned My Side Hustle Into a Career That Earns 10x the Salary of My Day Job

One article changed everything.<p>Ever since I was a kid I've always worked more than one job at a time. Some of my extra jobs were fun little ways to earn a few dollars--like mystery shopping. Others were a way to gain valuable experience that I wasn't getting in my day job--like teaching college …

Recapturing the Magic of Stories – Practical Ideas for Better Creative Writing

“Do we have to write?” He looks at me and awaits my answer. I know he wants me to say no, but instead, I nod. Every day. Just try. It’ll get better. …

Mickey Fisher on Writing, Selling, and Producing a TV Pilot Spec Script — Part 1

Mickey Fisher on Writing, Selling, and Producing a TV Pilot Spec Script — Part 1<p>7-part series on going from original TV pilot script to network …

7 Hollywood Gatekeepers on What They Look for in a Script

Insights into how the people who say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ think when reading a script.<p>Excerpts from a recent Vulture article with seven Hollywood executives …

The City So Nice They Can’t Stop Making Movies About It

According to City Hall, on any given day there are around 120 film and television projects in production in New York. About 12,000 permits are issued a year, resulting in the intermittent irritation of non-industry-connected residents as we try to park our cars or push our strollers. We might …

How Fabien Baron, Art Director, Spends His Sundays

For the past 30 years, Fabien Baron, 58, has been an image shaper, art director and creative force in the fashion, beauty and magazine industries. As an art director, he led campaigns for Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, and most recently, Dior. He is the editorial director of Interview magazine, but …

9 business cards for graphic designers you’ll want to keep

Much of the work of graphic designers today exists only in pixel form. But that doesn’t mean the appeal of print design has gone away; quite the …

This photographer spent two years secretly capturing London’s night bus riders

Lurking in the shadows with his camera poised, the Elephant and Castle roundabout in London became something of a second home to Nick Turpin on cold, …

7 Graphic Design Resources for Non-Designers And Businesses on a Budget

Adobe noted that companies that foster creativity enjoy 1.5x greater market share and 71 percent of companies report creating 10x the number of …

How to Be Unforgettable • Smart Blogger

<i>Note from Glen: Can I tell you a secret? This is my all-time favorite Smart Blogger post. It was first published long before I became editor but here</i> …

How To Write a Screenplay: The 5 Step Process

Have you ever fantasized about writing a Hollywood movie? Or, with a bit of luck, create the next great TV series?<p>In a visual age, with the decline …

People Are Falling in Love with a Productivity System That Just Uses Pen and Paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for …

Woman dials 911 because there wasn't enough cheese on her pizza

Receiving a delivery pizza with insufficient cheese can be a traumatic experience.<p>However, it should really be the offending pizzeria which is subsequently phoned, not the emergency services.<p>A woman in Newfoundland, Canada did not get the memo.<p>Constable Geoff Higdon told CBC the Royal Newfoundland …