This weekend’s release of Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” comes with much anticipation and excitement. And why wouldn’t it? As an American classic that most of us read in high school or wrote college term papers about, “The Great Gatsby” is an established and well-known story. Just as with the Chronicles of…Read more
On Fridays, we like to share writing tips and tricks with our readers. We hope this section will encourage and inspire you to continually improve as a writer. Writing Tip – Focus on the Narrative Improve your author voice by watching movies. Movies cram as much narrative, spoken and unspoken, into a frame as possible.…Read more
One week from today, on Sept. 24, we’ll be celebrating the 116th birthday of one of America’s greatest authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald. His book, The Great Gatsby, has inspired generations and remained relevant in our pop culture, even 87 years after it was originally published. Throughout those 87 years, it has been adapted into film on four different occasions. And in 2013, we’ll see Jay Gatsby on screen again thanks to director Baz Luhrmann.