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The latest for my writing blog is about False Starts...
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The latest for my writing blog.
Lawrence Kasdan once said that "being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life." Perhaps some writers don't have to work as hard at learning and studying as I do, or as hard as I strive to, anywa...
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Writing Advice from Kurosawa
At the moment, I'm working on a screenplay in addition to drafting my 11th novel. It's how I learned the art of story structure and how the moving parts of a story worked. I wrote or co-wrote a dozen screenplays before I turned to write my first novel and i...
At the moment, I'm working on a screenplay in addition to drafting my 11th novel. It's how I learned the art of story structure and how the moving parts of a story worked. I wrote or co-wrote a dozen screenplays before I turn...
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Dorothy leaves home for an adventure, encountering strange beings and making new friends. Sound familiar?
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About Graham Greene...
There are writers I love to read, regardless of what they've written. It doesn't matter what genre it's in, what length, how it's published, I just want to experience their work. Graham Greene is one of those writers. I was introduced to him through the mov...
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My year in writing by the numbers.
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False Starts
False starts are a thing I assume every writer has to deal with. Sometimes these false starts happen because you merely tried starting the story in the wrong place. Other times, you're trying to get a story out into the world that you havent' completely tho...
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Always Be Learning
Lawrence Kasdan once said that "being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life." Perhaps some writers don't have to work as hard at learning and studying as I do, or as hard as I strive to, anyway, but it's something I think is...
Lawrence Kasdan once said that "being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life." Perhaps some writers don't have to work as hard at learning and studying as I do, or as hard as I strive to, anywa...
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Dorothy leaves home for an adventure, encountering strange beings and making new friends. Sound familiar?
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That Little Voice
Sometimes when I write there's a little voice that tells me that no one is going to care about what I have to say. It asks me who is going to read this blog about writing, let alone care about what's written there. It asks me why anyone would want to read m...
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2015 - A year of writing in review
A lot happened in 2015 in my writing career and I produced a LOT of work. By the numbers: I published 1 novel I published 1 original short story collection I wrote 2.8 new novels I wrote and published more than 12 short stories I wrote more than 100 pieces ...
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Author of A Children's Illustrated History of Presidential Assassination
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    Freelance Writer, present
  • ShineBox Media Productions
    Film Producer, 2015
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Swankmotron
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Filmmaker, writer, etc.
Introduction
Bryan Young works across many different media. As an author, he's written the bestselling comedic novel Lost at the Con, and the critically acclaimed sci-fi adventure Operation: Montauk. As a film producer, his last two films were released by The Disinformation Company and were called “filmmaking gold” by The New York Times. He’s also published comic books with Slave Labor Graphics and Image Comics. He’s a contributor for the Huffington Post, StarWars.Com, Star Wars Insider and the founder and editor in chief of the geek news and review site Big Shiny Robot! He's also the host of the popular podcast "Full of Sith."
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Salt Lake City, UT
Previously
Fullerton, CA