A Writer’s Life: Cover Me III – Electric Fantasy

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Remember how I was practicing making book covers? How I was posting them on tumblr and elsewhere? I got my first “professional” assignment. Now this isn’t professional in the paid way, but … Continue reading

Geek As Citizen: History, Posterity, and Our Terrible Past Creations

Previously I had focused on the value of publishing and republishing our past works (mostly focusing on the written word), and on helping others publish their works. I consider this an excellent example of geek citizenship as we organize information … Continue reading

Every Hollywood Film Seems Alike? We May Have Found Writer Zero

The book Save The Cat seems to have had . . . undue influence on the writing process in Hollywood.  As in, most of it. It’s hard to argue with the thesis of this article (especially with the checklist right … Continue reading

An Interview With Noah Bradley On Why You Don’t Want To Go To Art School

Noah Bradley is a professional artist who works in gaming and other mediums – and he’s got a bone to pick with “traditional” art school educations that he wrote up at https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/138c5efd45e9.  He points out that a lot of art school … Continue reading

Speaking Out As Hollywood Burns?

Serdar’s latest post at his blog notes the issue of films being events – and the concern comes from none other than Gore Verbinski.  He’s concerned films are events now, multiplatform ones, and Hollywood’s excesses are in trouble from expenses … Continue reading