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An Opinion on Magick
When I decided to write an article on magick I didn’t quite foresee what a difficult subject it was to write about. Magick, (real magick, not the tricks that David Copperfield does) is still considered to be somewhat of a taboo subject. Even in this...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
Hyperactivity and the Healing Force of Tarentula: The Story of a Little Boy
A mother asks help for her 3 years old son. She calls him hyper-active and very aggressive. I meet her at her place; observing little kids can be best done in their own surroundings and an important deal of choosing a remedy consists of careful observance. I...
Body Mysteries >> Homeopathy
Drawing Down the Moon
To many, the powerful rite of Drawing Down the Moon belongs exclusively to a Wiccan ritual and it is also rebuffed as some shoddy rite inserted with a favour to reflect the practices of Thessalian witches who 'called down the moon'. The context of the 'drawing...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Wiccan Mysteries
My best friend asked, "So explain this Wiccan Mystery to me about drums". Now I have never equated the term Wiccan Mystery and drums together before. I have been working on some Mysteries this week, coincidentally. Actually, some of the God...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals

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Screenwriting Textbook
Screenplay Format Guide by Story Senseо
Anything you do to make your screenplay distinctive is good, right? ..
FILM TV 135A – Advanced Screenwriting Workshop (8 units) Class
screenwriters call this a beat sheet. Post: Your beat sheet. Comment on your classmates' posts.
Script It'
Umimited Undo, Redo s -enplay and character notes. Script It!
screenplay. bY. Aaron Sorkin (beat) R.

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Robot and Frank is the next great science fiction indie
Robot and Frank with its empathetic characters, precise and thorough investigation of a science fiction concept and its rock solid Hollywood screenwriting beats had me laughing, cheering and, yes, drying my eyes.

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Beat (filmmaking) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A beat is a term used to describe the timing and movement of a film or play. In the context of a screenplay, it usually represents a pause in dialogue.
SimplyScripts - Glossary of Screenwriting Terms
Many scripts will use the parenthetical "(beat)" to interrupt a line of dialog.
Go Into The Story: Screenwriting resource: Beat Sheet Central
Nov 19, 2009 H/T to Colt Hansen who emailed me a link to a great new screenwriting resource Beat Sheet Central.
Beat Sheet «
Screenplay beats to me are a commodity. You have to buy the beats in the beginning of your story to cash them in later on in the [...
WTF is a beat sheet? | A ton of useful information about
Jul 19, 2010 Second, what the frak is a beat sheet? I've taken screenwriting, short-story writing , and novel writing classes. I've taken filmmaking classes.

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