Screenwriters Daily Dose



Final Draft 10 Review

Daily Dose: Screenwriting Software As the standard in Hollywood, Final Draft is the go-to screenwriting software. It has a close rival in Movie Magic, and even Scrivener is making a run to win the hearts of screenwriters everywhere, but have... Continue Reading →

Write Better Dialogue

Daily Dose: Screenwriting Tip Think of all the conversations you've had in your lifetime. At least a few, right? You'd think you'd have learned something about writing dialogue by now. Just encase you haven't met your quota, take some advice... Continue Reading →

Writers Block Or Procrastination?

Daily Dose: Inspiration Everyone's heard of Writer's Block, but I've got a sneaking suspicion that most writers aren't really blocked. They are really procrastinators. I use myself as an example, because I'm constantly pulled in too many directions. It's like... Continue Reading →

Write Better Scenes

Daily Dose: Script Tip Scenes are more than building blocks of a screenplay. They are defined by stakes and conflict. Do you have enough in the right places? Follow the scene exercise detailed in this article from the No Film... 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 →

Winning Nicholl

Daily Dose: Screenwriter Interview It's our holy grail--winning a Nicholl Fellowship. If you've ever had a nagging suspicion that it might not be all it's cracked up to be... here's a case in point to prove Nicholl's status on top.... 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 →

To Write for China or Not?

Daily Dose: Career Moves If you've been paying attention, then you know China is a blockbuster movie market on the way to dominating everything. (Yes, that should worry you a tiny bit.) Screenwriters without a China connection, might hope the... Continue Reading →

Sub-Genre Guide

Daily Dose: The Craft While these aren't what you'd call 'standard industry buzz words,' they could be a good way to pin-point your script's genre. This infographic is a great way to scan a comprehensive list of sub-genres. Where does your... Continue Reading →

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