Monday, April 25, 2016

Blocked? Get Unstuck With These Free Resources for Writers

Are you a writer who finds themselves staring at a blank page for hours on end? We're here to help.

While some people believe writer's block isn't a real thing ("Have you ever heard of plumber's block?"), it has been subject of a great deal of writing and filmmaking. Kind of ironic, no?

"If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work."

What to do? We recently found the site Pantomime Pony, a treasure trove of resources for writers (stuck or not). There's a Plot Twist Generator, as well as one for Ideas, First Lines, and Characters.

I tried it out and got everything from the mundane—"An investigative reporter has 24 hours to find the evidence"— to the cryptic—"A disinterested train driver and a thief get together to solve a mystery."

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from No Film School

from Mad Mohawk Films

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