The "Takers" Series

by Chris Davis

Tag: scripts

Don’t Mess With What Works

There’s something I cannot understand to save my life. And when I get stumped by something, I tend to put it out there, to see what sort of thoughts the “thing” might prompt in others, what ideas they might have to maybe wrap some perspective around it. In this case, I’m afraid I know the answer all too well…but I’ll…

Screenplay for a TV Drama Pilot Reaches Finals!

I am happy to announce that my screenplay “Morph,” a television show pilot, has reached Finalist status in the Creative World Awards (CWA) 2013 contest, in the “Original TV Drama” category! I’m thrilled to make it even this far with that screenplay, because it is my first attempt at an original television script. I’ve done spec scripts before, but never…

Why I Write In Other Peoples’ Universes

So the thing I copped to in an earlier post, the thing I decided to step up and admit to doing in spite of the negativity it often garners from people ‘in the industry’ – namely, writing fan fiction – is something I wanted to address in terms of why. Not just why would I risk my newly-acquired professional reputation…

The Actors Aren’t to Blame

My publisher, who used to be a publicist with NBC a few years back, warned me this was coming. She saw the writing on the wall when I shared certain tweets and posts with her. Sadly, she was right. Back in my post entitled “So Much Lip Service – Part 2,”I mentioned that there have been cases where soap opera…

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A ‘FAN’ AND BEING A ‘FANATIC’

For years, I have cringed whenever someone called me a “fan” of anything. I. Am. Not. A. Fan. Of anything. Now, before you twist your head in puzzlement and wonder, how can she not be a fan of anything, perhaps I should take a step (or ten) back and explain what the word ‘fan’ means to me. ‘Fan,’ as I’m…

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