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A Title that Sells Your Script

The all-powerful script title. It's the stuff of nightmares and hair pulling.  If you're lucky, the perfect title will just come to you. If you're normal, you'll work hard to find the perfect fit. You might even need to write... Continue Reading →

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Pitfall #7: Act One Undone!

Pitfall #7: Act One Undone! As I dig deeper into the development process, a core issue keeps showing up when I’m out there looking for an amazing script. I find a high concept logline, but the script is poorly executed.... Continue Reading →

Write Better Description

I first came across this infographic through Chris the Story Reading Ape's Blog. (A very good blog indeed.) While this useful infographic probably meant for all kinds of writing, screenwriters can use this list to tune-up their exposition. You know,... 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 →

What’s Your Genre?

If you head over and watch some of the Screenwriters Beat episodes, you'll hear the panel talk about how the spec script market is all about writing to genre. And how it's something screenwriters need to get right, if they... 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 →

Outline Like an Expert

Daily Dose: Outlining Screenwriters Beat takes another look at outlining a screenplay to save time and write like a pro. The panel of working screenwriters offers up useful tips to outline better.  Screenwriters Beat Episode #45 - Advanced Outlines Biggest takeaway:... 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 →

Embrace Your Dark Side!

Daily Dose: The Craft Writing an epic antagonist can be a killer. Help is on the way! Studio Binder's article is a mini-course 0n how to write a multi-dimensional bad guy with video clips. And not from Star Wars, as my post... Continue Reading →

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