Tell Me A Little. Show Me A Lot.
By: Michael Lee Simpson
A screenplay, or movie script, is more of a format than an art.Good dialogue is individual to each character, but when it’s used as a crutch to explain the plot, the lines become blurred. That’s where an old saying in screenwriting...
Why Story Structure Formulas Don’t Work
By: Corey Mandell
The following is a true story.I did a script coaching session for someone I’ll call Lisa. Lisa had spent the past four years pursuing her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. She had written six scripts with nothing to show for it....
7 Ways To Check If Your Script is Done
10 Surefire Tips To Boost Your Screenwriting Career
What Do Typos in Your Screenplay Say About You?
By: James Napoli
Company: Creative Screenwriting
Script readers or people who read screenplays professionally are quite often screenwriters themselves. They are looking for reasons to shuttle your screenplay into the pass pile. Excessive typos are a common reason for them to do so. So why do...
The DO’S and DONT'S of Taking Notes
Why You Need a Professional Consultant to Give You Screenplay Feedback
What should expect from a script consultant? Creative Screenwriting Magazine gets into the weeds with our friends at the International Screenwriters’ Association to help elevate your screenplay to a marketable level and strategize your...
Dedication, Discipline & Cultivating Self-Worth in 2018 with The Story Farm
Navigating Your Story: Salva Rubio on Save the Cat Goes to the Indies
Since its inception over twenty years ago, the methodology of Blake Synder’s Save the Cat has been as synonymous with storytelling as Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey and Syd Field’s Paradigm Worksheet.Many screenwriters can’t help but...