Read a Good Book Lately?

Read a good book about your craft? Or just a good book in general? Share it here.

Pamela Almand
Have you LISTENED to a good book lately?

Is there an "after-hours-lounge" catering to audiobook listeners?

Karen "Kay" Ross

Ooo, great question, Pamela Almand! I wish I knew more than Harry Potter as a good audiobook LOL! Time to start listening to them, I guess! Also, I'm curious how they are different from narrative podc...

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Pamela Almand

I suppose that's as good an analogy as any, although I'm embarrassed to admit I haven't listened to many podcasts! There are actually audiobooks that are released as "serial" podcasts, but most are di...

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Daisy White

I love audiobooks!

Jason Contino

I’ve been digging into levar burton reads podcast where levar burton reads his favorite short stories. It’s fantastic and all usually under an hour.

Pam Oyka
Free book! Woo hoo... really takes the pressure out of holiday gift giving

Another client has her book on amazon for free this weekend. And it has pictures!

I read it, I liked it, if I had some screenwriting chops might give it a go. As it is, I'm using the pics from it to play with FD12, and I'm trying to outline it.

Anyway, grab it while...

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Frack the Rules: A Year-Long, Planet-Crossing, Love Story
Frack the Rules: A Year-Long, Planet-Crossing, Love Story
Frack the Rules: A Year-Long, Planet-Crossing, Love Story - Kindle edition by Stone, Meg. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note t…
Pam Oyka

I'm going to update my post by saying, I am not just going to play with pictures on the outlining features of FD12 but write an entire screenplay using the software to test its features and see what h...

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Daisy White

Looks great!

JJ Hillard
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Conrad's book has inspired many filmmakers, most recently...

"As writers, creators, filmmakers we have no choice but to try and reflect our societies and give some sort of analysis of them the best way we can... and as artists, we need to break the limits of our art."

-- Raoul Peck

Trailer for his 4-...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Wow... powerful!

Kobe Ono
The Definitive Guide to White People

I got this book as a joke but wound up reading every short story. Great perspectives from all sides. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08B33TT9X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_t.edFb55RFZRJ...

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Mark Stewart

My novel is 1st in the series. Available amazon. Don't tell my secret is set in Australia. Melbourne. Is also available as an audio book. Every one has a secret. Some never tell. Others do. Set in 1944.

Rachel
Truth by Susan Batson

A great book about acting and creating a 3D living character.

Kenshara Mayo
Undertow Series

Undertow is a series by Michael Buckley. I read the Undertow series a couple of summers ago and it absolutely changed my perspective about the way I read things. And it also inspired me to be more confident in my writing. The way I wrote. What I wrote about. Why I wrote it. I love the Science Fictio...

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Katie Collins

I've been looking for a good series to read. This sounds intriguing. I will check it out, thank you for sharing!

Harold Chattaway
Creativity Inc

Creativity Inc is a great book from the founder of Pixar. He discusses the history of Pixar from Lucas Film days, how Steve Jobs got involved and what has made it the premier animation house and storytelling powerhouse that it has become. Fascinating read on what it took for them to build the compan...

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Angelo Raza

I need to read that one

Karl Schmieder

That's a great book.

Leslie Rivera

Looking to read it for sure.

S.B. Goncarova

i'll be sure to check it out!

Every Day

Every Day is on Amazon as an excellent movie and the book is even better (what book isn't).

I need more for my TBR pile - hit me with some books!

So apart from procrastinating on social media, and home school, and book deadlines, I'm spending a lot of evenings reading. Love most genres esp crime, bit of sci-fi, humour, period dramas. Drop me a link below so I can restock my kindle ;-)

Ben Trebilcook

Hi Daisy, I’ve written four novels. All for different reasons all crime fiction. My first one, My name is not Jacob Ramsay, gained a fair bit of interest and still sells ok. It centres on a teacher wh...

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S.B. Goncarova

My book "Harnessing Light" can be found on Kindle. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZJVS5LH/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UT......

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David P Perlmutter

Hi Daisy, you could read Wrong Place Wrong Time which is a true story and becoming a movie with Bafta winning Mark Foligno as one of the producers, his CV include films such as Moon and The Kings Spee...

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Daisy White

Brilliant will add to my Christmas holiday reading list David! And congratulations ;-)

Sara Hathaway

If you are after an action packed survival thriller, check out my eight book series, The Changing Earth. I'm also producing then as an audio drama currently. https://www.changingearthseries.com...

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Karen "Kay" Ross
Favorite Filmmaker Memoir?

How did I not know there was an Akira Kurosawa memoir?!? Checking out now!

What's your favorite filmmaker memoir? The last one I read was Joss Whedon's (although I will forever have a fondness for Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher's book).

https://www.indiewire.com/shop/best-memoirs-filmmakers-movies-12...

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Best Memoirs by Filmmakers: Akira Kurosawa, Oliver Stone, and More
Best Memoirs by Filmmakers: Akira Kurosawa, Oliver Stone, and More
A selection of some of the most insightful - and entertaining - memoirs from Hollywood's most important directors and screenwriters. All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently s…
Edit Better By Jeff Bartsch

Hello everyone in the filmmaking world. How are things going? If you are looking for a really good book to read and get some helpful tips to make your film edits better. I encourage everyone to read "Edit Better" by Jeff Bartsch. Not only does this book give tips but it gives the reader motivation t...

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The Sentinel

Just about to start reading The Sentinel, by Andrew and Lee Child. Excited, although a little nervous it wont live up to expectations. Andrew is taking over from Lee holding Jack Reacher's reigns. Bon Chance!

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