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August 23, 2018
Screenwriters: Return to these 15 classic scripts to remind yourself that crossover success need not sacrifice innovation.
August 23, 2018
However simplistic they may seem, these seven screenwriting devices can point you toward a path to richer characterization and greater depth.
June 21, 2018
Screenwriters don’t have to work their way up an imaginary totem pole to earn the right to be paid. Here are 10 ways to prevent Hollywood from taking advantage of you to get what you deserve.
January 5, 2018
Screenwriting contests have become the ultimate way to penetrate those thick studio walls. Here are some of the standout competitions and festivals to sign up for in 2018.
December 29, 2017
Unless you have hundreds of thousands of dollars for the rights to best-sellers and pop culture hits, you’re stuck in the mud. Enter the Public Domain.
December 28, 2017
A screenwriter’s final summit is seeing a studio produce your screenplay with a name cast. It doesn’t happen often, but here’s how one person got it done.
November 29, 2017
This list of screenwriting books is not about finding the one way to write your script—it’s about a collection of knowledge you can adapt to your process.
November 22, 2017
Writing the next big musical will seem like a less daunting task after you steal these tips for conceiving, writing, and formatting it as a feature.
November 15, 2017
Here are five ways to enhance your out-of-the-box thinking as it applies to your hopes and dreams of a successful screenwriting career.
October 10, 2017
By tapping into these screenplay structures, you can hack into the psychological states that stir surprise, suspense, and curiosity within your audience.
October 3, 2017
One key to unlocking the mysteries of writing great dialogue is lack of dialogue. Actions can speak louder than words, so make your silences meaningful.