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How To Pitch A Screenplay So They Listen
Screenwriting 26th Aug 2016

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Are you wondering how to pitch a screenplay? You’re not alone. The other day Jurgen Wolff got an email from a writer who had an appointment to pitch her movie idea to a producer and she was in a panic.
5 Key ways writers become writer-directors
Screenwriting 23rd Aug 2016

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Here’s the top five things Kat Wood learned along the way to help prepare any writer thinking of making the leap into directing their first film.
Creative Writing Exercises: 10-Minute Workouts for Writers
Screenwriting 15th Aug 2016

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Most writers I know have a little voice in their head called The Inner Editor.
6 Essential Tips for Landing an Agent or Manager
Screenwriting 11th Aug 2016

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Not sure where to start? Here are some guidelines to help you get skin in the game.
Anatomy of a Scene: How NOT to Write an Action Sequence
Screenwriting 10th Aug 2016

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It’s no secret that it’s hard to make an action sequence interesting in your screenplay. Once you have a cool idea, you have to keep it cool while also giving everything that happens a larger function in the story.
Up Your Scene Game With This Hands-On Script Exercise
Screenwriting 8th Aug 2016

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This practical exercise will help strengthen your scene writing.
First Draft: How “Done” is Your Script?
Screenwriting 5th Aug 2016

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The most underrated talent in screenwriting is knowing when the script is done. Not the first draft. Not the second draft. Not the draft you’re taking out to your first round of contests, and not the draft you’re taking out to your writing group peers for feedback.
The Screenwriter’s Ultimate Guide to Handling Rejection
Screenwriting 27th Jul 2016

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With so many screenwriters trying to do what you’re doing and with so few slots for Hollywood to fill, rejection is inevitable. In fact, it’s a strong guarantee. And for screenwriters, it’s to be expected more often than not.
Anatomy of a Scene: How to Write Outstanding Suspense Sequences
Screenwriting 25th Jul 2016

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We’re going to look at how Steven Spielberg get it right by carefully building up tension. If you apply the tricks he uses, it can turn any good suspense scene you write into an outstanding one.
The Writer's Plot Idea Generator
Screenwriting 19th Jul 2016

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This plot generator creates original and random storylines for plays, novels, short stories, soap opera, TV series or a movie script.