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Dropbox – Tools of the Trade

Dropbox is a very useful tool that every creative should have in their toolbox. It’s truly invaluable and has been a life saver to me many times in the past! Dropbox is a very useful tool that every creative should have in their toolbox. It’s truly invaluable and has been a life saver to me many times in the past! What is Dropbox? Dropbox is a cloud storage service. How much is it? Dropbox is completely free (for 2GB’s of space) Where do I get it? You can sign up here! As mentioned above Dropbox is free and you get 2GB’s…

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Don’t Bother Taking Creative Writing Classes

Don’t do it. Don’t bother taking Creative Writing classes. Well…maybe do it. It depends. I studied Film & TV screenwriting and Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire and years since graduating I have to ask…did I actually learn anything in those Creative Writing classes? In terms of creative writing I’d say no, I learnt some writing exercises to take part in but sites like this one right here and others offer prompts and tips and advice etc anyway. The “Film & TV screenwriting” element is where I’d say I learnt the most, mainly just how a script is formatted, again…

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Bill Nighy – In Conversation

On the 15th of February 2012 Bill Nighy attended the University of Central Lancashire to talk to us about his career and give us any advice that he may have. I took down many notes so I can write this article for you and share my experience on here. (This post is being reposted from an old blog – the information is still relevant and I believe it makes a really interesting read).

I will say this, Bill Nighy went off on many a tangent, and ended up talking about something completely unrelated to the original question, as I write this I am going to try to edit it into relevant sections but it more than likely won’t read as a straight article, because it wasn’t a straight conversation. I will try my best to make it make sense though, don’t worry.

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