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This is a great presentation from South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker on plotting using the key words "but" and "therefore." It's brilliant. Watch it.


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wolf pups are born in late winter/ early spring. Pups weighs a pound grow rapidly, gaining about three pounds per week for the first three months. Young wolves are naturally curious, bold, and aggressive, which is important as they start to explore their world and form relationships within the pack.

Omega Wolf The lowest-ranking wolf in a pack is called the omega, and in The Sawtooth Pack that position was held for many years by Lakota. The omega must constantly submit to his fellow pack members, and is sometimes persecuted by them or treated as a scapegoat. However, omegas often take the initiative in play, thus helping to ease tensions in the pack.

Beta Wolf in The Sawtooth Pack, Matsi embodied all that was magical about wolves. He was a wolf that gave everything of himself for the benefit of he pack. He patrolled their territory, took care of the pups, maintained peace and order- and throughout all this, he seemed completely content not to rule. Matsi taught us that the workings of a wolf society are deeper and more complex then we will ever know.


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Scene disasters come in every variety imaginable, but we can attempt to narrow them down into the four basic categories.