Day: September 23, 2019

Creative Close-Up Courtesy of The Writer

9.23.19 Hello again…Just one more post to put up. September is about to leave us soon and that means Creative Close-Up is here. For writers, amateurs to professionals we all have made some mistakes in writing an article to writing stories. Long or short. I found an article by Gail Rady for The Writer, which was published in August. I think this could be helpful, don’t you? The do’s and don’ts of dialogue Dialogue is a powerful tool. Do make it sound lifelike, don’t let it drone on forever. Learn the do’s and don’ts of writing in dialogue. Photo by Blan-k/Shutterstock I’m not talking just to hear my own voice,” Grace insisted. “I’ve got a big job here!” Indeed, she does. Or the dialogue does. Only in a raw beginner’s manuscript – or a creative writing student’s desperate attempt to meet a page requirement – does dialogue drone on simply to fill the airways. Dialogue is a powerful tool. Imagine for a moment gazing on a family reunion devoid of speech. Or try your favorite …

Complete List of 2019 Emmy Winners

9.24.19 Hello Monday! The Emmys 2019 has come and gone, but I’ve got the winners from last nights events, courtesy of Vulture… Credit source: Vulture Outstanding Drama SeriesBetter Call SaulBodyguardGame of ThronesKilling EveOzarkPoseSuccessionThis Is Us     Outstanding Comedy SeriesBarryFleabagRussian DollSchitt’s CreekThe Good PlaceThe Marvelous Mrs. MaiselVeep Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesBob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)Jason Bateman (Ozark)Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)Billy Porter (Pose) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEmilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)Robin Wright (House of Cards)Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder)Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)Mandy Moore (This Is Us)Laura Linney (Ozark) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesHenry Winkler (Barry)Anthony Carrigan (Barry)Stephen Root (Barry)Tony Hale (Veep)Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesSarah Goldberg (Barry)Sian Clifford (Fleabag)Olivia Colman (Fleabag)Betty Gilpin (GLOW)Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)Anna Chlumsky (Veep) Outstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesBarry “ronny/lily”Fleabag “Episode 1”PEN15 “Anna Ishii-Peters”Russian Doll “Nothing In This …