🎞️ | “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” Screenplay Available Online

For all those who wanted to read the Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 screenplay, now you finally can.

If you recall, a few months back, I tweeted to writer-director James Gunn and asked if Marvel had any plans to publish their screenplays a la Captain America: The First Avenger. His response: “I’m working on getting #GotGVol2Β out there for you all to enjoy in script form.”

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✍🏾 | I’m Attempting My Third Zero Draft Thirty Screenplay #ZD30Script

All right, y’all. I’m doing it β€” or, at least, I’m gonna attempt to do it.

Following the Zero Draft Thirty schedule popularized by Go Into The Story‘s screenwriting challenge of the same name, I’m making an effort to hammer out another spec screenplay β€” No. 3 β€” before the end of the year.

This screenplay will be based on my long-gestating novel idea Fetch the Treasure.

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πŸ’» | Here’s a Motivational Meme That I Stole

Just a brief post to share this motivational writing meme that I totally stole from Stephanie Palmer of Good in a Room, whom I follow on Twitter.

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✍🏾 | Evil Billionaire Puts 115 Writers Out of Work NBD

So as I was at my journalist-ass job on Thursday, doing journalism things like editing and fact-checking, I saw some disturbing news crawl upon my Twitter feed. Billionaire supervillain and old white manΒ Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade and owner of DNAinfo and Gothamist, shut down the aforementioned digital news sites in what’s seen by many as a retaliatory move for the site’s writers deciding to unionize.

As the New York Times reported:

[A] post went up on the sites from Mr. Ricketts announcing the decision. He praised them for reporting “tens of thousands of stories that have informed, impacted and inspired millions of people.” But he added, “DNAinfo is, at the end of the day, a business, and businesses need to be economically successful if they are to endure.”

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