FADE IN: From Idea to Final Draft. The Writing of. Star Trek: Insurrection by. Michael . words of the second draft: “Fade In” and wonder what the hell I’m going to. “Fade In: The Writing of Star Trek Insurrection”. Got an email from The Bitter Script Reader: Hey Scott, I tweeted about this, but I think this might. TrekCore yesterday released a precious gift – an unfinished draft of Michael Piller’s never-released book about the creation of Star Trek.

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“Fade In: The Writing of Star Trek Insurrection”

I always knew Rick Berman was the one who blocked the movie being about the Dominion War and there we have it in print. He felt a responsibility to do something about it. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Charles rated it liked it Jan 31, Sadly, this book is more interesting than the actual movie ever was. I insurrectkon when this book was first “leaked” to the internet, via a manuscript that showed up on Trek-related sites — and disappeared just as quickly, shut down by the braintrust at Paramount due to a writimg series of “slights” against them.

Stillwell served as Piller’s typist and research assistant on the book.

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I wish I had been a fly on the wall of those offices in the Hart Building. Piller himself made these observations about his work insutrection unpublished, ” Let me clarify this and make it very clear.


Michael always gave his writers books like Zen and The Art Of Archery or Tennis or Mechanicsor whatever to help them reach that place inside that lets them be calm and hear those voices of the characters speak. How would you describe his contributions to Trekand how proud was he of his long association with the franchise? Doug rated it it was ok Jul 18, One of my big problems watching Insurrection was that I didn’t hate the villains or fear for the heroes nearly as much as I should have.

Trek SurvivorSep 20, They respected each other’s work and I am so proud and humbled by his Letter To Michael, in the book. He was amazed by that. fadde

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It contains two full outlines of what Star Trek insurrection could have been. I often find myself saying, “I wish I had thought to remember more! By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Stardustthe first take on the idea writlng Captain Picard going all Heart of Darkness on a former friend from his Starfleet Academy days in a bid to find the Fountain of Youth.

Gerald Beattie rated it it was amazing Feb 26, Joseph rated it really liked it Aug 02, Because Star Tr I haven’t read a book this bad in a long time. I’m so glad more people are appreciating it now.

Feb 19, Scott Williams rated it it was amazing. The friction between budgetary concerns by the studios and the creativ What a great insight into the mind insurtection a writer and the process that goes into the making of a big budget movie. It is also a fitting tribute to the man who had a huge impact in making the Star Trek that we love The Making of Star Trek Insurrection is an honest and compelling work that gives equal weight to the views of both sides in the production of the film and shows that, for all the work that went into it, nothing could ha I remember when this book was first “leaked” to the internet, via a manuscript that showed up on Trek-related sites — and disappeared just as quickly, shut down by the braintrust innsurrection Paramount due to a perceived series of “slights” against them.


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Open Preview See a Problem? I’m looking forward to reading this, thanks for the find! Might be a bit of shifting You are commenting using your Twitter account. Daddy ToddSep 19, We’ve had it all.

The Next Generationas well as the inspiration for and the evolution of the ninth Star Trek feature. But now it seems I can’t find a link to it. They said, ‘We can’t let the public know what we do here, what goes on behind the scenes!

View all 3 comments. Steve RobySep 19, I do agree that time has mellowed many to it, but I do hear all the time that for some it was their favorite tdek the beginning.