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Style Vs. Substance (And The Key To Mastering Both)

Style Vs. Substance (And The Key To Mastering Both)

February 20, 2012

The other day I watched the movie Drive for the first time. I was excited to see it because I heard so much about it. All year, movie critics had been lauding Drive as one of the best movies of the year. I also kept hearing that the movie was unfairly shut out of the Oscar race this year since it was not nominated for any major category. So, I was glad to get a chance to finally watch the movie and see what all the fuss was about. But after I watched the movie, I found myself agreeing with the Academy’s decision: Drive is not, in my opinion, one of the best films of the year. I also don’t think it deserved a nomination for Best Picture. Here’s why: Style Vs. Substance I think what people loved about Drive was its style. And as far as style goes, I give the movie an A++. Buy Ollin’s eBook

Finding My Form

Finding My Form

March 2, 2010

I think finding the right form is important for any writer. Just like an athlete has to pick what kind of sport to dedicate themselves to, a writer needs to know what form fits them best.