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THE MASTER OF TERROR

Happy birthday to the master of terror Stephen King
Some of his best quotes:

 Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
Stephen King


 Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Stephen King


 If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write.
Stephen King


Inspirational...

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.”
Mark Twain.


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain.

Happy new week! J.T

CREATION=BLISS

I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
Miles Davis

FIRST DAY OF WRITING ON MY DRAMA/WAR SCREENPLAY

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École des enfants du spectacle Paris 5ème...
#inspiration

First day of writing on the first draft of my war/drama and biopic screenplay.
Jordan.

THANKS TO MY READERS

Thanks to my readers from USA, Germany, France, Sweden, Ukraine, UK, Taiwan, Ireland, Russia and Japan!
You're great!
Jordan.

HAPPY MONDAY AND DON'T FORGET

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Court-Métrage - A Jamais...

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Un très beau plaidoyer contre la violence faite aux femmes, très bien filmé et interprété. Beaucoup d'emotion dans cette oeuvre montrant le parallèle entre un couple normal et un couple dans lequel la femme est maltraitée. Comme le dit si bien Muriel "j'aurais du partir à la première giffle". Les coups ne doivent en aucun cas être tolérés, de même que la violence psychologique, qui consiste à dénigrer la personne et tout ce qu'elle fait, pour étouffer sa personnalité et avoir une emprise psychologique sur elle...Une autre forme de violence dangereuse. Le film se cloture par une très belle chanson interprétée par Muriel Brino, qui reste en tête plusieurs jours après le visionnage du film. A voir! J.T

THE EAGLET...

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Screenplay by Jordan Tate
Genre: biopic, drama, war
Scripting soon...

WOMEN IN FILM- THE FEMALE LEADS IN MY SCREENPLAYS

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Female screenwriters are rare breed in the film industry, as you may have guessed, I haven't opted
for the easiest career...Masochist would retort some people, but "passionate" would be my reply.
Creating a universe, characters and let them develop themselves and exist into my stories  (yes they do tend to guide me, instead of me leading them, only a writer can understand what I mean) is what I would call BLISS.


There's still a long way to go when it comes to equality in the film industry and the world itself,
only 11 per cent of female writers have been working on the top 250 films of 2014, and that 79 per cent of these films had no female writers at all.
Indeed, discovering (yes, it’s a discovery, not a choice)  you’re a female writer and following this pathway, can bring on some very Cro-Magnon man like type reactions from retarded beings clearly meaning, « What? You’re a woman, let’s shut up! Make the meal and carry children! How dare you to speak and above a…

Why are there so few female screenwriters?

Love it!

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Reminds me that today I'm so PROUD to be named Jordan TATE
J.T

THRILLER SCREENPLAY 2015

Thriller screenplay, first rough draft completed.
My first draft usually consits of a developed outline
I have all my plot and subplot as well as my leading characters and their motivations.
I'll have to further develop the dialogues and descriptions in the upcoming drafts.
I found the ending of the script while brushing my teeth this morning, my characters keep haunting and living with me wherever I go.
Talk soon, J.T

Why movies like Martian are so important according to Jessica Chastain.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Why-Movies-Like-Martian-So-Important-According-Jessica-Chastain-82587.html

Why movies like Martian are so important according to Jessica Chastain.



Love this actress and her philosophy!
#womeninfilm

THE OLD MAN SPOILT THE VIEW

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I only check out my emails once a week or so at the moment, as I'm working on various projects, including a thriller and a drama/biopic.
You can see my updates on twitter @jtate for those who follow me.

One of my projects is a biopic centering on a French resistant. The biopic will principally take
place in Southern France, Marseilles, a very trendy place for movies as you may know.
It's incredible to write about a hero and finding out how little exist in real life. Not a surprise
to  me, I haven't been wearing pink glasses obviously, but the comparison between someone fighting for justice and for a better world and those closing their eyes to injustice in the same city at two
different times is striking!

A terrible picture was brought to my attention this week: A 70 years old man, who has been living in
his car, a Renault Clio, for 2 years! (an old homeless man you've read correctly) thrown on the
street  by the municipal police who took his vehicle, remember, the car he …

WRITING: A THRILLER

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And following my characters, still don't know where they're gonna lead me, but now that I know their past, I can understand their present better.
Jordan.