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Too Big To Fail (or Write, in This Case)

This week’s Time piece is all about Twitter, and storytelling on it. For some strange reason, I didn’t want to write it when it finally came time to do it; I found countless other things to do instead, putting it … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 Writingthoughts

He’s Been Here For Years

This week’s Time piece is something that still feels a little unfinished, as if I’m writing around the subject as opposed to about the subject, if that makes sense? I didn’t quite find the magic bullet that allowed me to … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 Writingthoughts

Post Script

Another day of just outright exhaustion – I’m wrapping things up now, but I’ve been working for almost 12 hours on and off, thanks to insomnia brought on by stress about how much I had to do (Hello, irony) and … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 Writingthoughts

The Story That Never Ended

Somehow, I forgot today was Wednesday, which means I almost didn’t link you to my Time Entertainment piece for the week: High (Concept) Anxiety: Are Big Ideas Bad for TV? This was the piece I was complaining about yesterday, the … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

Before You Ask…

…Yes, I am proud that I managed to get the phrase “Threat or Menace” onto Time’s Entertainment front page today.

November 7, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

Two For The Price of One

This is a screenshot from the front page of Time.com as I write these very words. Those two un-pixelated stories? They’re both by me; weirdly and somewhat wonderfully, I ended up doing two stories for Time this week (Yes, the … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

Twilight and True-Life Writing Stories

Time.com has had a facelift, which means that the Top 10 Most Popular Entertainment Stories box is gone – gone! – and replaced by a less-visually interesting Top 5, so I doubt I’ll see my stories appear there (and take … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

A Change Is As Good As A Rest, Except A Rest Is Easier

And here I am at Time again, writing about the Robert Kirkman/Tony Moore legal tussle over authorship of The Walking Dead ahead of the television show’s return this weekend. I don’t normally write straight “This happened, and then this happened” … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

Late, But…

So thrown was I, yesterday, by work, off-site meetings and Presidential Debates (Obama lost, but it was an ugly, boring debate), that I completely didn’t have time to link you to my Time essay of the week, about women and … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 Writingthoughts ,

Best Response Ever?

If Andy Williams hadn’t died, my Time piece would’ve been the most popular article on the Entertainment vertical today. Another reason to be sad about Mr. Williams’ passing, dammit! As it is, it did generate this spectacular response: “I really … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 Writingthoughts ,