By Steven Pressfield | Published: September 30, 2009
I once did a rewrite on a porn flick. Before I began, the producer wanted to get together with me, to give me my marching orders and to make sure that I didn’t slow the project down by making avoidable rookie mistakes. We met for breakfast at a coffee shop in Santa Monica. In that meeting, I got two of the best lessons in writing I’ve ever received.
Why porn is so bad (more…)
By Steven Pressfield | Published: September 28, 2009
The thoughts and I ideas that I will put forward in this paper are mine alone. Although I credit the U.S. Army Special Forces for the training I have received and the trust of [its] commanders, nothing in this paper reflects any other person’s or organization’s ideas.
Maj. Gant and ODA 316 in Afghanistan 2004
By Steven Pressfield | Published: September 25, 2009
Chief Zazai, right, with his father, Chief Raiss Afzal Khan Zazi and his bodyguard, both murdered in 2000
[The blog is out of town this week. Here is a re-boot of our first post in this ongoing series. See you Monday!] (more…)