[Video]: Bob Nelson – Write Films to Work in TV

‘They get tired of reading The Simpsons and Everybody Loves Raymond. The thing is now they love reading feature scripts in television because it tells you if can write characters and story, and also they’re probably bored out of their minds…’ Screenwriter Bob Nelson got a job in TV by writing a spec script for … Read more

[Video]: Paul Haggis on Awful Writing

In an interview with Dialogue, Paul Haggis (Million Dollar Baby, Crash) talks about humble beginnings in construction, working his way up through the ranks of the TV and theatre industries, finding the discipline to write – and admits that sometimes even bad writers can make very excellent livings in Hollywood. If you liked this, check … Read more

Best of the Web 20 Oct

Story & Structure :: 50 Resources to Help You Outline Your Script :: Transition Scene by Scott Myers :: Screenplay Review – Time and a Half :: “32 Qualities Of Better Film” :: How Does a Great Television Series Say Goodbye? Script Perfection :: What About Working with a Co-Writer? :: Reader Question About Rewriting … Read more

Best of the Web 6 Oct

Story & Structure :: How Screenwriting Style Changed Movies :: Struggling to Conquer the Dreaded Act Two? :: 3 Ways To Write Characters That Your Mom Can Be Proud :: Screenplay Review – Bait :: Screenplay Review – Robocop (2014) :: Amateur Friday – Vostok Script Perfection :: What We’ve Learned So Far :: What … Read more