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Why is creative writing so hard when it's for assignments? Been sitting here a week with 0 ideas...
May 31 2016 08:20 PM
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    The Doctor
    Pick a simple theme and use each genre to inform the tone and atmosphere of the scene. As an example, a conversation between two characters about the monster chasing them could be a tense, frenetic exchange of accusations in slasher, a startled discussion of the monster's defiance of modern biology in sci-fi, and a snarky argument over how best to kill the thing in action.
    Jun 01 2016 08:49 AM
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    The Doctor
    To put it more broadly, choose a general premise to a scene that isn't too specific to a genre, pick three genres out of a hat (I mean literally get a hat, write down a ton of genres, then pull out three), and ask "Okay, in X genre-type movie, how would this scene probably be handled?".
    Jun 01 2016 08:51 AM
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    Happy late birthday btw. :P
    Jun 01 2016 02:17 PM