Write Along with David and Cargill

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David and Cargill talk about why voiceover generally isn’t a good idea for horror films, and why your film or story doesn’t need to have revolutionary new ideas to share with the world to be great. See Cargill’s tweet that spawned this episode. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong41.mp3
David and Cargill discuss how to write fights and action scenes. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong32.mp3
Cargill and David discuss tips for getting a career writing about film. Follow David on Letterboxd Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast Culturally Relevant. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong57.mp3
Cargill and David discuss whether or not you should make a trilogy of films and whether paid editors are scams. Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast Culturally Relevant. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong56.mp3
Cargill and David discuss if/when/how you should option another piece of work that you’re interested in adapting. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download this episode or play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong16.mp3
Cargill and David discuss some approaches to writing naturalistic dialogue. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong21.mp3  
Cargill and David discuss how to make internal conflicts interesting, and how the audience perceives it when that doesn’t happen. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download this episode or play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong12.mp3
Happy holidays! Ever watch a film and think to yourself, “Dang, I was hoping it would end in a different way”? In this episode, Cargill and David discuss how you can use that idea in your own work. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download this episode or play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong9.mp3
David and Cargill discuss how to balance competing tones in a single work. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong30.mp3
David and Cargill respond to an email about how to write when you feel like you have nothing to say. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong33.mp3
Pitching your film in a room with a producer can be a challenging prospect. But how do you even get to the point where you can even deliver a pitch? In this episode, Cargill and David discuss some possible paths to the room where it happens. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong26.mp3
Cargill shares tips for how to approach a writing partnership. To learn more about the Gottmans’ principles, go to https://www.gottman.com/. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong28.mp3
David and Cargill discuss the importance of writing for an audience and why artistic narcissism is one of the biggest sins a writer can commit. Check out Cargill’s tweets spawning this conversation here and here. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong38.mp3
David and Cargill discuss how to encourage young writers and how to consume media about a genre you’re writing in. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong48.mp3
David and Cargill share more tips on when best to begin and end scenes. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong47.mp3
David and Cargill discuss what it’s like to try to be creative in the midst of a pandemic, and how it can sometimes be difficult to satirize something as outlandish as real life. Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast Culturally Relevant. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong58.mp3
Cargill and David discuss Christopher McQuarrie’s recent advice on whether or not you should try to “win the lottery” by submitting your script to a studio. McQuarrie has since taken down the Twitter thread but many reproductions exist online, including this one. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong52.mp3
David and Cargill discuss how to get through Act 2 and the Second Act Slump. Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast Culturally Relevant. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/Writealong60.mp3
David and Cargill discuss how to make a character likable and touch upon the difference between tropes and cliches. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong43.mp3
Happy New Year! In this episode, Cargill and David discuss the circumstances under which you should kill your characters. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download this episode or play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong10.mp3
Cargill and David discuss how being more social and gregarious can benefit your creative career. Here’s Cargill’s tweet, where writers can follow each other. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong25.mp3
Cargill and David discuss tips for getting out of the Second Act Slump. Check out Cargill’s initial tweet on this topic here. Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download or play below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong24.mp3
Cargill and David discuss Kurt Vonnegut’s eight rules for writing. See Cargill’s tweet with the eight rules. Check out Cold Turkey blocker Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Download this episode or play below. http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong6.mp3
Cargill and David discuss what happens when you work on a project that ends up getting made by someone else. Cargill’s tweet about Netflix’s Locke and Key Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. Find more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong53.mp3
David is joined by writer/director Vincenzo Natali (director of Cube, Splice, Westworld, Hannibal) to discuss tips for making a low-budget high-concept film. Be sure to check out Vincenzo’s newest film, In the Tall Grass, on Netflix. Cargill will be back for a regular episode next week. Listen to a feature-length commentary of Vincenzo’s latest film, In the Tall Grass, on David’s other podcast, Culturally Relevant. Follow Vincenzo on Twitter Email us with your questions/thoughts at writealongpodcast@gmail.com. ind more episodes of this show at writealongpodcast.com. Follow us on Twitter @writealongpod. Follow Cargill on Twitter @massawyrm. Follow David on Twitter @davechensky. Listen to Cargill’s other podcast Junkfood Cinema. Listen to David’s other podcast the Slashfilmcast. Download or play now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/writealondpodcast/WriteAlong50.mp3
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Podcast Details

Started
Nov 1st, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 27th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
58
Explicit
Yes

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