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Story Tips from Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon is the creative force behind Community, and he uses a modified Hero's Journey to structure all of his episodes. I originally found a great article about his process through Screencraft, but the original interview is from Wired. I've... Continue Reading →

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Outlining a Screenplay

Amazing video from Film Courage, featuring a bunch of top screenwriters talking about how they outline their scripts. You'll need 35 minutes to watch, but it's worth it! Outlining a Screenplay: Architects and Gardeners by Film Courage My process is... Continue Reading →

Must See Video to Save Your Ending

This video gets a standing ovation! Kudos and thanks to Michael Arndt (screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), producer Misa Dayson and everyone that worked on the film. It's a MUST SEE! If... Continue Reading →

Screenwriter Scams

Scams are out there attacking members of all industries, and screenwriting is no exception. The Hollywood Reporter came out with an article today about how screenwriters are scammed. I wanted to share it with you, and point out how to... Continue Reading →

Screenwriter Q&A

Want more screenwriting tips? Of course you do. Who wouldn't? Thanks to Script Summit, I'm sharing some of the ones that got me started and have kept me going through the ups and downs of building a screenwriting career in Hollywood. Script... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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