The Morning Read: Judging Fiction With Facts, A Festival Boost and Brea Grant’s Advice

By  · Published on October 10th, 2013

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“The Realism Canard, Or: Why Fact-Checking Fiction is Poisoning Criticism” – Isaac Butler channels Oscar Wilde to bash the trend of people bashing fake stories for not being real enough.

“How The LA Film Prize Can Transform an Indie Filmmaker’s Career” – Kristy Puchko at Cinema Blend highlights a hidden gem that aspiring directors should know about.

“The Downside of Doing What You Love (Followed By The Upside)” – The wonderfully talented Brea Grant delivers an excellent treatise on the big changes of success, warts and all.

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