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October 7, 2013

Screenwriter Profile: Frank Darabont

fahrenheit451The Writer:

Frank Darabont has been consistently successful in this industry for the last 30 years. His scripts tend toward monster movies (often based on Stephen King novels), with such credits as The Blob, The Mist, Frankenstein, and the upcoming Godzilla movie. But he is also the creative force behind such films as The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Mr. Darabont is also the creator of the excessively popular The Walking Dead television series. He has been nominated for an Academy Award three times. (Listen to this clip for Mr. Darabont’s thoughts on how to succeed as a writer.)

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October 7, 2013

Quote of the Day: Stephen King

Making people believe the unbelievable is no trick; it’s work. … Belief and reader absorption come in the details: An overturned tricycle in the gutter of an abandoned neighborhood can stand for everything.