Best of the Web 11 Aug

Story & Structure :: Visual Mindscape: Anchors, Triggers and Writing Flashbacks – Oh My! :: Damon Lindelof on Blockbuster Screenwriting :: Scene Of The Week: ‘Dirty Harry’ :: “Breaking Your Story” :: Writing Indie Friendly Script Perfection :: Watching the Detectives (and the Crooks) :: 10 Screenwriting Mistakes To Avoid Courtesy of Southland Tales :: … Read more

Best of the Web 24 Feb

Story & Structure :: The Art Of Higher Stakes :: Film Endings and ‘Rocky’ :: Death and the Modern Western in ‘True Grit’ and ‘Django’ :: Russel’s Rules For Redrafting :: 10 Screenwriting Lessons from Inglorious Basterds :: 3 Storytelling Tips From ‘Breaking Bad’ :: 9 Rules For Being Funny From David Steinberg :: The … Read more

Best o/t Web 31 Jan 10

:: Structure learnable, character not, says Alexandra S. :: Sundance Film Festival Roundup. :: Peter Kim’s 3 Rules for Spec Writing. :: Play mind games to write everyday. :: How do we go about adapting reality? :: Letter to self: Networking. Relationships. Opportunities. :: Online screenwriting classes, worth it? :: Sounds in screenplay: the rules of … Read more

Best o/t Web 10 Jan 10

:: Idea to script. Five simple rules… Really? :: “Ass in chair.” “Have no fear.” Myers’ mantras. :: Emily Blake and a conversation about story. :: So many story patterns – making it your own. :: How in the world do I write a musical? :: Style your story: starting your scene at the end. … Read more