Would You Like Loglines With That?
Episode 128 — Released Jun 11 2021
DISCLAIMER: Yes Shell’s audio is weird! No there wasn’t much that could be done. Yes she’s trapped in a drive thru speaker. Sorry!
How do we keep getting bad story pitch content? (it’s because there’s so many bad story pitches)
Storypitches.com, that’s Story Pitches Dot Com, is a thriving and lucrative WordPress blog where aspiring and lucrative writers can leave a logline teasing their story idea and have it ostensibly put out before some number of viewers for potential optioning into a book, film, or what have you. The first one’s free, but you’ll get so addicted to tossing ideas into the ether that you’ll surely pay for more!
This document is filled with just a sampling of the great lengths to which people will go to not fully write a story and still try to be a writer. But it’s not just wannabe hacks! Some of these hacks are [self-]published and used in school[s][?] Drive on up and run your eyes down the menu of dreary delicacies crafted by dire dilettantes.
This week, Extra Credit writes more, but worse.
- Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield
- Hollywood Perfume by Pretenders