Thinking Like A Screenwriting Pro

Browsing the menu of existing articles on screenwriting to see what had already been served up, I found to my great chagrin, that the really juicy appetizers, entrees, and desserts were all spoken for. Which left me with… the broccoli, the Brussels sprouts, chard. by Ron Osborn Something rarely discussed online, well… like teaching sex education, … Read more

Best of the Web 16 Dec

Story & Structure :: Symbols and ‘The Matrix’ :: Is Back Story Important? :: Study Scripts! Armour, Beasts of the Southern Wild and more :: ‘Django Unchained’ Screenplay Script Perfection :: 10 Tips To Smash Writer’s Block :: Ask the Expert: Sluglines Slugfest Pitching & Selling :: Own Your Words :: December 2012 Pitch Sales … Read more

Logline it! – Week 20

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges Works of Fiction “A reclusive writer discovers the murders in her novels are becoming … Read more

[Video]: Harlan Ellison on Writers Being Paid

An interview with Harlan Ellison, the screenwriter behind the classic sci fi films Terminator films and the Babylon 5 TV series, about one of the most tender issues in the industry. Turn up the volume and brace yourself… If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of … Read more