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Tell The Damn Story

236 EpisodesProduced by Alex Simmons & Chris RyanWebsite

Where we interview and talk about the challenges and successes of writing books, comics, film, and other creative arts and pop culture topics.


Tell The Damn Story 174: Revisions, Offenses, Visions, and Queries ... A Writer's Blessing Or Curse?

Good question, especially for writers tackling tough subjects. 

This week Alex and Chris discuss almost everything under the sun! Some of it ripe with conflict and controversy.

We start off with a follow up on Chris 'Rewrite' Ryan's editing antics, segue to a spoiler free discussion of Marvel's "WandaVision" on Disney+.  

Then we  segue to the second part of last weeks challenging discussion, what Alex is calling 'A Capitol Offense.'   It's where we use the developing siege in Washington DC as a way to view writing challenges.   So far that story is developing from an historical thriller, to a homegrown espionage thriller; complete with cyber conspiracies, interstate FBI investigations and arrests, and a multi-family drama that ultimately asks the question, "Who are we and what do we want America to be?

After all that, we finish off with answers to a question we put to our international audience ... What kind of new books, films, or TV show stories do you want to see in 2021?

What's your answer to that question?  Let us know and we'll mention it on our next show.

Have any comments or questions for this episode topics?

Then please leave them in our comments section.  Or write to us at:

#writer, #wandavision #Marvel #Disney+ #amwriting #amediting #screenwriting #novelists #politicalthriller #Capitol #journalism #reporter #insurrection #americandream #followupquestions #research #creatingcharacters #motivations #newsmedia #familydrama 

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