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Ethan Hawke on Creativity.

Actor, writer, director, Ethan Hawke recorded a TED talk in June of this year. I came across it yesterday. So far I’ve watched it three times. One of the key themes he mentions is this, being an artist is about trying to make sense of the world. It is the purpose, or role, of creatives […]

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The Return of Super League.

This weekend just gone was the third of the renewed Super League season. The stadiums may be empty but the players are on the pitch and there certainly seems to be no less intensity in the running and tackling. The rule changes seem to have been the real talking point, mostly for good I will […]

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Acceptance, Revelation, Contentment: Exploring Your Character’s Inner ARC – ScreenCraft

Ken Miyamoto discusses a character’s Internal ARC (Acceptance, Revelation, Contentment) using the feature film FIRST BLOOD as an example. Source: Acceptance, Revelation, Contentment: Exploring Your Character’s Inner ARC – ScreenCraft Great examples – not just from First Blood – in this article to show you how to develop your character along with your plot in […]

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The Daily Verse – Acts 20:7

On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Paul spoke to the people and, because he intended to leave the next day, kept on talking until midnight. – NIVUK Acts 20:7

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The Daily Verse – Matthew 22:37

Jesus said, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence.’ – The Message Matthew‬ ‭22:37

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The Daily Verse – Micah 6:8

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8

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The Daily Verse – Proverbs 8:34

“ Blessed the man, blessed the woman, who listens to me, awake and ready for me each morning, alert and responsive as I start my day’s work.” -MSG Proverbs 8:34

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The Daily Verse – Joshua 1:9

‘Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.’ – NIVUK Joshua 1:9

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What Would You Do With 47% Extra Time?

A study, led by Harvard, claims that an average ‘knowledge’ worker works in a state of distraction for 47% of their time. Flip this around. By being more focused they could accomplish the same amount of work in half the time. Or potentially double their output. Just because we are ‘creatives’ it doesn’t mean we […]

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The Daily Verse – Luke 19:10

‘For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.’ – NIVUK Luke 19:10