Shane Black knows action

Okay, that’s a duh headline if ever there was one, but it’s true. And while I aspire to include just geegobs of original content on this blog, at the moment, I’m reading, revising and (yes! thank you!) fixing a story problem per an epiphany in an upcoming book.

Which translates to: Original content? Not so much. Fabulous stuff I find on the web? I’m all about the sharing.

So enjoy. This is an article that’s geared toward screenwriters, but every single point Black makes–and there are twelve of them–apply to novels as well. Folks, it’s all about the story.

Enjoy!


Crash, bang, wallop what a picture

Summer means action at the cinema, so here’s Shane Black, the master of the art, giving Sam Delaney a masterclass in thrills

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