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Jess Kroll

Jess Kroll
Jess Kroll has spent years traveling the world, writing books, performing poetry, teaching, playing D&D, and occasionally discussing movies for Pop Mythology. His novels include 'Land of Smiles' from Monsoon Books and young adult series 'The One' and 'Werewolf Council' from Epic Press. He can put his foot behind his head.

18 TV shows that will teach you how to write

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Read all the how-to books you want, but the best way to learn fiction writing is by studying the masters. Whether you’re writing novels or screenplays, there’s a lot to learn from the modern masters of TV writing. Here are eighteen of the best TV shows to study, listed with the characteristic that stands out the strongest in their writing.

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The Wolf of Wall Street | Review

'The Wolf of Wall Street' was never going to be as universally appreciated as much of its creators’ previous work, but that’s kind of the point. It is meant to be ridiculous, both through its characters’ actors and through the fact that they are allowed carry them out.

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American Hustle | Review

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Whether "American Hustle" is the sign of a brilliant work by a confident filmmaker or a haphazard jumble by an indulgent one is up for the viewer, but even with its numerous detours, it entertains through an outstanding cast, strong dialog and a very solid sense of place and style.

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