Indiana Jones: Part 4, [insert genius here]

The final part in my Patreon series on Raiders of the Lost Ark - Suspension of disbelief is a wonderful thing in movies. A magical tool that does not translate 1:1 in writing. Writing is more like table magic. The reader is breathing on your hands as you type, that's how close they are to … Continue reading Indiana Jones: Part 4, [insert genius here]

Marion Ravenwood

Part Three of my Patreon series on Raiders of the Lost Ark... I have to be honest. I crush on Marion just as much as Indy. They are both joys, but Marion is a subtle character profile compared to the rugged, determined, and focused leading Jones. You have to watch her. We first meet her … Continue reading Marion Ravenwood

Indiana Jones: Part Two

Continuing the series from my Patreon, here's Part Two. (A nod to Chuck Wendig's book Damn Fine Story for the but/therefore concept.) When I start a story, a scene, a whatever - I have to think about what's going to happen. Character Y wants something, BUT there's interference, and THEREFORE she has to deal with … Continue reading Indiana Jones: Part Two