Max Timm's Book on The Craft of Screenwriting - Sneak Peek
What I Learned In 5 Years With Stan Lee
Test Your Story Concept
The 5 Traits of Successful Writers
By: Gordy Hoffman
Company: BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Writers want success, but how do you define it? Is it writing enough to pay your bills? Is it writing to find an audience, regardless if you make enough money or not? Maybe you want to be famous or win an Emmy or Oscar. Any writer would probably...
Sharpen the Screenwriting Craft With Your Voice
The 7 Elements of a Viable Story
The Mysterious Development of Your Villain
What’s the In? What’s the Out?
Magical Realism in Game of Thrones (Some Spoilers Present)
By: Neil Landau
There’s a hint of the magical from the very teaser of the pilot of Game of Thrones. This is a fantastical world, where showrunners/writers/adapters David Benioff and D.B. Weiss wisely make sure not to introduce too much too soon for the...
Lee Jessup’s Screenwriting Resource Guide
Breaking into Screenwriting is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
The Neurotic Superhero: From Comic Book to Catharsis
By: Neil Landau
There’s a historical pattern around the popularity of the superhero—he or she is most needed during dark times in the real world. In Captain America: The First Avenger, when Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) visits the US troops...
Top Industry Reps’ Advice for Breaking into Screenwriting
The DO’S and DONT'S of Taking Notes
Meaning and Toy Story 4
One Movie, Three Structures: The Avengers
By: Bob Schultz
Whether you are a self-taught writer, in school, or reading books on your own, the structure of a screenplay is critical in the analysis of your professionalism. But which structure is “right?” Which structure should you adhere to in...
Chronicles of my hats: Why Chaplin?
By: Zul Yanille
“One day, tired of being professionally frustrated and inspired by the great Charlie Chaplin, I decided to start writing about my different hats in life. So besides my frustrations, failures, achievements, and complicated moments; I believe...