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TV Writing Today

Great breakdown of the television market and what's selling right now, plus a mini-class on essential screenwriting skill sets.  We're sending you to YouTube to hear this interview. It's really an hour and a half class and well worth your... Continue Reading →

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Tips for Co-Writing a Screenplay

We're sending you to a blog post today that's a must read. Maybe you haven't co-written a screenplay yet---or you have and never want to again---but being a writer that can collaborate is a HUGE skill. It's a VITAL skill... Continue Reading →

Gotta Start Somewhere

Screenwriting is one of those professions that defies to be put into a box. There isn't just one way to get into the biz, which makes every success story interesting. Here are a few of those to inspire and show... Continue Reading →

Pitfall #4: Option Ouch

Screenwriting Pitfall #4: Options That Go Ouch I've been on the hunt for an amazing screenplay. (I still am. Several, if I'm lucky.) But I almost optioned a script last month. Sigh. The deal came so close. I found a... Continue Reading →

Free Screenwriting eBooks

Free is good, right? It's really good when it comes in the form of screenwriting books, and these come from one of the best websites for screenwriters: Go Into the Story.  Culled from the posts of the Go Into the... Continue Reading →

Write Funny

Even though this article correctly states that it's near impossible to write funny if you aren't naturally funny, it still offers some great advice about how to get some comedy into your script. Found on the Movie Outline website, these... Continue Reading →

Memes for Screenwriters

One of the best genre movies of all times is Die Hard. I think you could still use Die Hard as a reference to describe your movie, it's got that kind of staying power. And now, it's a good reference... Continue Reading →

Graduation Speeches by Famous Writers

In honor of the season, checkout the motivational advice from famous writers who spoke to graduating classes.  I don't even remember the speech at either of my graduations (high school or college). So, I'm just going to pretend that Shonda... Continue Reading →

Tips from Spielberg & Hitchcock

Why not learn from the masters? Thanks to this video from Studio Binder, and writer/director Arnon Z. Shorr's spot-on insight, we can learn a few tricks to apply to our writing (and filmmaking).  You'll have to go over to YouTube... Continue Reading →

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