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What a character says should ring true considering the kind of person he is. Concurrently, his lines should reveal who he is. A longshoreman and a psychotherapist don’t speak the same way. Characterization through dialogue…

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A well written interrogation scene is a demonstration of competence by the interrogator. Competence – i.e. a method, the development of a previously prepared strategy, the progressive discovery of the plan followed by the detective…

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Owen Suskind, an autistic child, is completely unable to communicate — totally cut off from the world. Years of therapy and interventions have been fruitless. Until one day, sitting in the kitchen with his father,…

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