Best of the Web 3 Mar

Story & Structure :: How To Write The Perfect Ending :: Everything You Need to Know about Specs Part 1 :: Writing Dialogue Banter That Works :: Great scene: Dr. Strange Love :: The Difficulty of Short Film Writing :: Creating Character and Characterization :: Emotional Elements of Plot: Dramatic Action :: V.O. Narration: The … Read more

Best of the Web 7 Oct

Story & Structure :: Conflict and ‘The Social Network’ :: Major Characters + Moral Problems :: Meet the Reader: How I Do What I Do :: Screenplay Review: Shangri-La Suite :: Screenplay Review: 2 Script Perfection :: Podcast: Creative Destiny Coach/Screenwriter Jenna Avery :: Rewriting Your Script – A Checklist :: 3 Keys to Succeeding … Read more

Best of the Web 9 Sep

Story & Structure :: When we go to the Movies we want to be Moved (Emotionally) :: Action is more than just Gunfights and Car Chases :: The Town: A Master Class in Screenwriting :: Script Review: Dogs Of Babel :: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Beat Sheet Script Perfection :: Premature Word Ejaculation … Read more

Write What You Know… And Other Stupid Advice For Screenwriters

Writing is done in isolation.  It drives you batty sometimes.  Like anything that bleeds, you leave a writer alone for long enough and they’ll snap. by The Single Screenwriter And snapping gets in the way of the writing, no matter what form the meltdown takes – deviant binges, forced stays in a luxury padded cell, … Read more

Best of the Web – 03 Jun

Story & Structure :: Screenplay Review: Focus :: Writing to Please An Audience ::A Long, Lonely Road – Informal Advice To New Authors Script Perfection :: Interview with Brian Koppelman (Writer/Director/Producer) :: Want To Make Your Script Funnier? :: 100 Beautiful and Ugly Words :: 4 Best Practises For New Screenwriters :: Top Ten Tips … Read more