Music sets mood for all movies and TV shows. But can you also use music for your writing?
In this episode, we'll first look at how music can set the mood. Then we'll figure out how we writers can use music to do the same in our screenplays and novels.
had more thoughts on The Godfather, Part III, and The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone. Like to hear them hear them go. Not safe for work, BTW.
For the fiftieth anniversary of The Godfather, I'm gonna defend what some would call the indefensible: Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Part III, and The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone.
Both movies have their flaws, but I'll argue how those flaws are hidden assets and that the movies have earned a place alongside their (still superior) predecessors.
Now y'all know I'm a big Batman fan. If ya didn't know, now ya do.
Rather than give multiple versions of my thoughts, Imma start a new segment of my Thoughts From the Shed podcast.
I'm calling it "My Thoughts!"
Let's start with The Batman!
Writer Mark Wooden discusses four New Jack Techniques director Mario Van Peebles uses in his movie New Jack City. He'll then show you how to use these techniques to become a writer with something to say above the generic story.
A New Jack Writer, if you will.
Welcome to author Mark Wooden's all-new (mostly), all different (definitely) "Thoughts from the Shed" blog. Here you'll find pop culture news and commentary as well as updates to the "Shadowdance" saga.
All served with a side of snark!
(NOTE: Updated in the Year of Our Pandemic 2020)
Podcasts for writers are everywhere, so it sucks when life gets in the way. But... it happens.
Like the t-shirt says.
Here's a little diddy explaining what went wrong and what's going to happen next.