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8 Tips for Staying Motivated as a Screenwriter

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– By Christina Mercaldo – “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle The year after graduating with my MBA was probably the toughest of my life. It’s true that life after graduation is no joke, regardless of your major. But for writers, it’s even more of a challenge, because we continually are up against creative roadblocks like comparison, …

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The War on the Canvas: Art vs. Propaganda

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– By Christina Mercaldo – When I asked my absolutely brilliant writing mentor why she writes, she could have responded in a gorgeous, poetic oration that would leave any listener drooling and questioning why they were even attempting to take up the craft, when geniuses such as her had already discovered every secret of the art. But instead, she responded …