#WIP Wednesday #amwriting

I hope to continue writing about a project and get it at least in a screenwriting competition somewhere this year. Yes, that’s a yearly goal.

Presently, I’m working on a comicbook manuscript for consideration for a local publisher. I’m crossing my fingers for a positive feedback and more importantly, get it in before next month’s deadline.

The publisher rolled out requirements. I’ve then asked a couple of people who also seemed to be in the same boat as I am. They’ve shared the publisher’s answers to me and so, reading from the publisher’s answers was quite helpful, but it still left me undecided on several panels I’m working on. I really need to stick with a unified vision or this manuscript will feel all over the place.

 

First week of 2017 #amwriting

#foodforthought #wednesdaywisdom #happynewyear #resolution2016 💭 #words

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Re-read a writing requirement these past few days and I thought I might get away with my chosen setting  for a possible consideration but it looked like I have to follow the rules first and train to view stories set for local readers.

I’ve made some progress with my  Christmas story until Page 4. I stopped  to re-think due to the requirement.  I’m still unsure if I can migrate most of the characters in a Philippine historical setting. I know this is a cheat  but I got so attached to a 10-yo character in the story.  🙂

 

FAN FICTION Screenplay Festival. Deadline 29th of every month #amwriting

Submit your story/film from an existing body of work and have it performed/showcased at the festival.

Source: FAN FICTION Screenplay Festival. Deadline 29th of every month

Yesterday, I was reminded of this event and for a long while I didn’t know which scripts I could submit then I realized I’ve written two fan scripts before. One for Smallville and the other was a TV pilot spec when “Charmed” ended. I’ll have to re-read them once more if runaway spaces came up again when I converted from Doc file to PDF.

I did find my “Smallville Season 6: Pieces” script and “The Charmed Paladins”  script. Yes! I even created a home for “The Charmed Paladins” too if anyone is curious to get the feel of the virtual show. lolz

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Well, this was the poster. My photoshop skills now have vanished so pardon if I can’t re-do this now.

 

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The Characters

Oh, I missed those days.  Cappucino withJules and I would share scripts and art dev concepts because she also has her own virtual series called “Ultimately Charmed.” I’ll never forget those times. 🙂

Nostalgic, yeah big time when TV reboots just came just shy away from the originals. I hope they don’t reboot “Charmed.” Just leave it alone.

 

#amwriting words on paper day….

This was a bit of hiccup since I usually write MWF so having the day ## exercise was not for me but this doesn’t mean I’m not continually adding scenes when I’m away from the computer. My notebook has been super handy and at times, I find my story questions which would lead me to do more research.

From my previous post, I’ve wondered which was best to have antagonist 1 and antagonist 2 meet. I eventually decided  antagonist 1 is so well-ensconced in her cover identity that the inevitable meet with antagonist 2 will just flow from her scene and it did.  😀

 

#amwriting Words on paper stage, Day 19

I’ve added more background to antagonist #2 and now I’m faced with a block.

How will  antagonist # 1 of the story get in touch with antagonist #2 when their last meeting was years ago in Russia as teenagers?

I didn’t like doing the cliche scenes, such as out-of-the-blue  types:

  • antagonist #1 bumped into antagonist 2 (fated or not)
  • antagonist #1 somehow found out where antagonist #2 had been hiding all along

How do you propose a meeting like this handled?

There’s the matter about the gray-suited man /woman too, we saw at Agent Carter’s season 2 finale. Season three has to happen so sign the new #SaveAgentCarter petition to Marvel. 

 

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I had been looking for this email for ages and I’m glad the offer returned this year. However, I found out the promo ran until July 31, 2016. Unfortunately, I was strapped to my expenses so I couldn’t subscribe that quick enough.

I’m interested though and be saving for the monthly access for now since the yearly subscription is too high for me.

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#amwriting Words on paper stage day 18

I decided to change this next progress report title to something more screenplay feel so “words on paper” which I found through re-reading Chapter 4: Building a Character from “Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting” by Syd Field  sounded more apt.

I’ve thought up two antagonists now and slowly building their character backgrounds. I haven’t quite finalized yet which one will be from season 1 arc and the other from the season 2 arc. I still want to keep their identities unknown to the protagonists too. 🙂 Plus, there will be a new recurring protagonist and I hope I’m not overloading everything in one shot. 🙂

Stumbling back to King Arthur’s World – enter Prince Valiant.

Oh, man. I was so thrilled finding this entry in my reading list!

“Prince Valiant and the Quest for the Holy Grail: Volumes 11 and 12”  

and then, went back a little further to the related posts and read the post below. I just had to share this  here. 🙂

Because it’s the 75th anniversary of the Prince Valiant comic strip this month, I thought I would summarize and review the first volume of the series, now reprinted by Fantagraphics Book, which covers the first two years of the series in print. Fantagraphics is planning to reprint hopefully the entire series, but so far the […]

via Prince Valiant: Vol. 1, 1937-1938 — CHILDREN OF ARTHUR

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#HayleyAtwell in #AsiaPopComicCon2016 #AgentCarter

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After trying to make my August plans to reach a compromise two months ago, it wasn’t a go because those plans also fall on the same dates as Hayley Atwell’s visit here in Manila for the Asiapop Comic Con 2016. It’s quite nerve-wracking because until now, there’s no schedule yet.

Idk if I would venture next year because there’s hotel accommodations to secure and other travel expenses that will likely cause anyone headaches.

Ever since  @AgentCarterTV’s cancellation last May, the Save Agent Carter petition rushed in gear immediately and now it has  over 127k signatures. I really hope Netflix will acquire the show [edit: Netflix explains they why they didn’t save Agent Carter] and iFlixPH will soon add it to their list. “Agent Carter” season is currently in iflixPH.

UPDATE: It was announced last Aug 9, Hayley Atwell’s appearance was cancelled. Read more here. Hopefully, Bridget Regan who portrayed Black Widow Dottie Underwood, will join Hayley Atwell next year. *cross fingers*

Another exciting news GET SCOUTED BY MARVEL!  Have your portfolio reviewed by C.B. Cebulski . I wish there was a writer’s scout from Marvel  too. 🙂

Marvel wants you

 

Lastly, there’s finally an @AgentCarterPH page for Agent Carter Philippines fans. If you miss Agent Carter,  sign the “Save Agent Carter” petition and connect with Agent Carter Pinoy fans who’ll be at the Asiapopcomic this Aug 26th – 28th.

I leave you this favorite compilation of  #TeamCarter VS #AgentsofShield Dubsmash.

Can you guess who won?  🙂