Best of the Web 12 Aug

Story & Structure :: Create A Compelling Protagonist :: Is Your Hero Wrong? :: Are We Hardwired to Interpret the World Through Stories :: Inception Breakdown :: How To Write A Treatment :: Some Winning Synopsis’s :: ‘The Storytelling Animal,’ by Jonathan Gottschall Script Perfection :: 100 Exquisite Adjectives :: Screenwriting Tip #1069 – Readability … Read more

Best o/t Web 29 Aug

:: Character flaws: mistakes must be earned!
:: Polishing your treatment, some advice.
:: The real story on rewriting: get the big picture.
:: James Cameron on the re-release of Avatar.
:: Celtx app on your iPad and iPhone.
:: Writing a romantic comedy? Check out The Apartment.
:: To-do list: working the American film market.
:: When or when not to copyright.
:: Far from Hollywood? Some screenwriting advice.
:: Movies scenes + Cee-Lo’s Fuck You
:: The 101 Definitions of Sci-Fi
:: 5 Reasons why Scott Pilgrim tanked.
:: Twin Peaks revisited

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Best o/t Web 28 Mar

:: David Mamet’s memo to writers of The Unit. :: Interview with A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Eric Heisserer. :: Put lumps in those throats! Getting your viewers emotionally involved. :: Protocol: how to dump your agent. :: Missing: villain. Writing a story without an antagonist. :: Fight Club’s Jim Uhls on writer’s block. :: A sensitive formula: blending physical and emotional … Read more

Screenwriting Best of the Web 27/09/09

Here’s my weekly selection from the blogosphere. Feel free to recommend anything or give your feedback in the Questions and Comments below. And don’t forget you can subscribe to our posts so you don’t miss any of this, ever. Just in: Roman Polanski arrested in Switzerland on 31yr old warrant. Something for those who don’t … Read more