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Neil Gaiman, the Author of the Sandman and American Gods, Shares His Writing Wisdom (part 2)

1. Neil recommends the following to help your world-building skills — Create a map of your world. — Avoid clichés and rip-offs. — Combine fresh ideas with old and already known ideas to create something unique. — Use your own life as inspiration. — Do… Read more

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Neil Gaiman, the Author of the Sandman and American Gods, Shares His Writing Wisdom (part 1)

Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels and non-fiction books. His work includes amongst many other titles: The Sandman, American Gods, Stardust. Coraline, The Graveyard Book. 1. Use the following tools to make your characters, setting and scene stronger:… Read more

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Neil Gaiman Shares His Top Tips on Improving Dialogue

“A reader’s emotions can be sparked with few words. That’s the power of dialogue.” Sol Stein Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels and non-fiction books. His work includes amongst many other titles: The Sandman, American Gods, Stardust. Coraline, The… Read more

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Shonda Rhimes Shares Her Tips on Pitching TV Shows Effectively

1. You need to learn how to pitch effectively to be successful and have your show picked up. 2. Well-constructed pitch is visual, quick and easy to portray the show’s central characters and the core concept. 3. Think about how you could describe your show… Read more

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Writing Tips From Shonda Rhimes One of the Most Successful TV Writers

About Shonda Rhimes is an American producer, writer (fiction, film and TV scripts) and showrunner. Her shows include: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Private Practice’, ‘Scandal’, and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’, just to name a few. 1. Learn how to source ideas for your stories from… Read more