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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 →

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 →

A Tip From David Mamet

Thanks to stumbling across Screenwriting from Iowa... And Other Unlikely Places blog, I found his great post with an important tip from playwright/screenwriter David Mamet. Spoiler: he's a fan of mini movies! (Even if he doesn't know it.) Today, the... Continue Reading →

Billy Wilder Master Tips

While you can probably find these several places online, Gotham Writers has put together a whole series of "Tips from the Masters." Today's master is writer/director Billy Wilder known for many great films, but my favorite is "Some Like It... Continue Reading →

What Did She Say?

Daily Dose: Writing Better Dialogue Taking tips from Manchester By the Sea, Studio Binder gives us some useful ways to approach and think about writing dialogue. Written by Kenneth Lonergan, who also directed the film, Manchester By the Sea didn't... Continue Reading →

Constructing a Story – Book Review

Another screenwriting book? Come on, it’s all been said before starting with Aristotle’s Poetics. No one really ‘owns’ teaching screenwriting. Maybe Syd Field could take a few books to task, but even he didn’t create the three-act structure or any... Continue Reading →

Judge Your Concept

Daily Dose: Insider Tip Cringe-worthy moment, but you've got to do it! Read this article and test your concept out against the wisdom of Scriptshadow.If you've never visited the Scriptshadow website, you have been missing out! What better place to jump in... Continue Reading →

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