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Outline Fast

Got Outlines? Yes, outlining can be a pain or the greatest tool in your writer kit. I made a little video about how to outline fast for Script Summit. Now that it's over, I'm sharing it with you! Happy outlining!... Continue Reading →

Filmmakers Beware!

As screenwriters, we also tend to wear multiple hats to get our scripts filmed---which is why I wanted to share the article below. It spells out why all film festivals are not created equal. (Just like all screenplay competitions!) Nine... Continue Reading →

Screenwriting Contest Debate

Lately, a lot of posts have been popping up in my social media accounts about how the feedback from Screenwriting Contests drastically varies for the same script. Contest #1 can rate a script high and point out great characters, while... Continue Reading →

Do You Pass the Test?

If you haven't heard, it helps if your script can pass a few tests. The most common is the Bechdel Test, which mainly looks for two female characters to have a conversation that isn't about a man. But, if you... Continue Reading →

Join a Movie Team!

Once upon a time, it was very popular to contribute to a Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign to fund a film, but then it got crazy. Everyone had something to fund and it got hard to decide which was worth it.... Continue Reading →

Advice on Advice

Guest Blogger: Danny Manus of No BullScript Consulting Not All Screenwriting Advice is Created Equal Twitter is full of great professional writers giving advice. Writers who have been doing this for 15-20 years and have reached heights most could only... Continue Reading →

Emailing to Producers?

We all do it. We send out email pitches. And if you are sending out emails, hoping they get noticed over all the other emails in a busy inbox, then you'll want to take note of this statistic: Thirty-three percent... Continue Reading →

Sell Your Idea to Netflix

Came across this article that is FULL of some great advice about how to pitch a television show. It includes some good examples and tantalizes all of us with the idea of pitching to Netflix. (Spoiler: a lone screenwriter needs... Continue Reading →

5 Tips to Write a Short Film

Joining us today is a guest blogger, filmmaker Harvey Puttock. Our thanks to Harvey for his valuable insight! Take it away Harvey! Let’s be honest, screenwriting can be tricky, otherwise, everyone would be doing it. But it’s a new year,... Continue Reading →

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