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Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. Mike Tyson

#21: Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. Mike Tyson This should be an evergreen quote in my repertoire of quotes. Almost at the level of Life finds a way. (I assume by this point in time that everybody knows that quote, except for toddlers.) But creators knows what Mike is talking about: everybody has a plan until adversity smacks you upside the head. Being stymied by lack of time, lack of energy, creative blocks, fear, doubt, judgement – you name it. All punches to the face that creators are well acquainted with. Some of them can … Continue reading

It’s all about getting specific

#18: It’s all about getting *specific*

Where my opening quote is reflected in everything this week. /// Some things, when you get specific, apply to so many of us. Neil This was Neil’s realization after he started getting more honest & personal in his writing – personally specific & honest. People started coming up to him and telling him how they related to this character or that character, to this scene or that scene. They understood. They knew. For a storyteller, the goal is not simply to entertain people (that’s how we get Michael Bay). We’re all flawed people and the storytellers are the ones working … Continue reading

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