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17 Writing Tricks to Help Get You Through Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 18th Jul 2016

screenwriting, scripts, writing tips

Over the past few years Scott has been writing about simple tricks that can help get you unstuck when you're writing your screenplay.
5 Ways You Can Determine If Your Script Is Done
Screenwriting 13th Jul 2016

screenwriting, scripts, writing tips

The most underrated talent in screenwriting is knowing when the screenplay 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.
4 Universal tips to polish your screenplay
Screenwriting 11th Jul 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

Here are quite a few universal takeaways that might be worth sharing:
11 Ways Screenwriters Can Avoid Annoying Their Hollywood Contacts
Screenwriting 7th Jul 2016
These are annoyances that are ever common in the film and television industry when dealing with novice screenwriters, so consider this an ultimate guide into what NOT to do.
6 Tips for Writing Better Dialogue
Screenwriting 5th Jul 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

You may be thinking, I’ve had conversations with other humans before! Writing dialogue will be a piece of cake! Then you write a few pages and realize that your dialogue is stiff, clunky, and puking exposition everywhere.
How to Be a Writer Executives Want to Hire
Screenwriting 30th Jun 2016

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The vast majority of writers who get the cherry assignments, lucrative studio rewrite opportunities (and big paydays) have this in common: they are experts in a specific genre.
5 Tips for Writing Better Characters into Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 20th Jun 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

Writing a screenplay is a balancing act, and while all the components need to work together in harmony, the one component that can really make or break the script (in my opinion) is the character
5 Things That Need to Be in the First 10 Pages of Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 10th Jun 2016
The first 10 pages are probably some of the most important ones in your script, because, well, people don't usually read screenplays for the sheer thrill of it.