in life and on the stage manners as a set of edicts will carry us well enough. You’ll be able to amble through a scene effectively enough by following the flow chart of what to say and when. However, to really get at something special? That takes listening. It takes patience and understanding.
That is what this book is for me. It’s a silly story about a man who accidentally makes a movie, but along the way he, and hopefully I in writing it, will break, edit, delete and rewrite the articles above into something simpler, something elegant.