MIKE PACE Thriller Writer

Archive for December 2013

Wildies

Some of the best movies of the past three decades came from the successful writing partnership of Joel and Ethan Coen, responsible for “No Country for Old Men,” “The Big Lebowski,” and “Fargo,” among an impressively long list.   When discussing their writing process in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, they mentioned an interesting…

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DETROIT SCHADENFREUDE

A federal judge just recently approved Detroit’s use of the bankruptcy laws to deal with the city’s staggering financial problems. This ruling will allow the city the freedom to pay pennies on the dollar to its creditors, and to significantly reduce its current and long term employee pension obligations. The decision is but the latest…

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4th Grade Lesson

When I was in the fourth grade, I was asked to help write a short Christmas play. (This pre-dated the ban on the reference to Christmas in schools). I fell in love with storytelling.   This affinity for simple, straight-forward narrative has helped me throughout my professional and personal life.   When I served as…

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