Best of the Web 26 Oct

Story & Structure :: The Marriage of Character and Plot Script Perfection :: How To Achieve Your Writing Goals :: Dr Who Tale is an Honour for Screenwriter Pitching & Selling :: The Short Screenplay Challenge 2014 Best of the Rest :: Bollywood or Ozzywood? “Dearth of Scriptwriters or Good Readers” :: Screenwriter Adam Karp … Read more

How to Achieve Any Screenwriting Goal in 2014

So, you’re a creative sod who new-year’s resolved to create something this year? Good. Here’s what I want you to do. by Ingrid Elkner Write it down. On paper preferably, and if you’re on your phone/tablet/laptop right now and tree-skinless, email it to yourself. Write down your goal, this thing you want to make. Now … Read more

Best of the Web 29 Dec

Story & Structure :: Great Character: Hans Gruber (“Die Hard”) :: The 10 Best Screenplays I Read This Year! :: Amateur Friday – The Jaguar’s Fang Script Perfection :: 30 Screenwriting Sites You Should Follow :: Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers :: Jack Kerouac’s 30 Points to Write and Live … Read more

Two Stories Are Better Than One

Involving producers emotionally with your story is one way to involve them financially. And the best stories are actually two stories in one. by David Trottier The first is the outside/action story and the second is the inside/emotional story. To fully appreciate how these two work together and crisscross, we must first understand the motivating … Read more

Best of the Web 6 Jan

Story & Structure :: Show Don’t Tell and ‘Up’ :: Triple the Effectiveness of Your Rewrite. Script Perfection :: TV Writer Podcast 066 – Jenny Frankfurt :: TV Writer Podcast 067 – LaMont Ferrell :: New Year, New You, New Script Pitching & Selling :: What Qualifications Are Needed to Break Into Screenwriting? Best of … Read more