‘Sleepless In Seattle’ Screenwriter Jeff Arch On His Novel ‘Attachments’

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 29, 2021

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Jeff Arch:Now that you’ve all read our interview with the Oscar-nominated screenwriter Jeff Arch, you’re ready to read about his latest book called Attachments.Although the skill sets...

“I Sent A Valentine To The Planet” Says Screenwriter Jeff Arch

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 26, 2021

“I Sent A Valentine To The Planet” Says Jeff Arch Screenwriter Of ‘Sleepless In Seattle’:This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Jeff Arch.The eighties and nineties are arguably two decades where some of the most...

Isabella Price’s Route to Becoming A Horror Video Games Queen

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 19, 2021

“No Boobs, Butts, Or Blood” - Isabella Price’s Route to Becoming A Horror Video Games Queen:Isabella Price grew up in a Southern Baptist household, so anything containing boobs, butts, or blood was strictly forbidden in the Price...

“Your Writing Is How You Change The World” Nick Pepper On Pitching

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 16, 2021

Pitching is a performance that extends beyond the words that come out of a screenwriter’s mouth or are on the page. Consider a blind date and the decisions, assumptions and judgments you make about somebody as you see them enter the...

Writing A Biopic Your Audience Will Love

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 13, 2021

I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture – Vincent van GoghOn the night of December 23, 1888,...

“Outside Culture on a Mainstream Level. Make Our People Visible”

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 9, 2021

“Outside Culture on a Mainstream Level. Make Our People Visible” Says TV Writer Jorge A. Reyes:“My mother used to drag me to plays,” joked screenwriter Jorge A. Reyes, a self-proclaimed theater kid. “I was raised in...

Scene Stealers: Writing The Perfect Heist (Part 2)

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • July 5, 2021

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Heist:Here is the final part of our series in writing heist films.The PlanJust like your characters, a screenwriter needs to consider every aspect of the heist and come up with scenarios for when there...

How Seriously Should You Take Criticism Of Your Screenplay?

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • June 30, 2021

Finally. After weeks, months, or maybe even years, your latest screenplay is complete. Keeping to a professional mindset, you commit to ordering feedback. You pay. And you wait. Soon enough, a reader presents their comments to you.And they’re...

Scene Stealers: Writing The Perfect Heist (Part 1)

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • June 28, 2021

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Heist:Unbeknownst to them, a silent alarm has already been triggered by a quick thinking teller, there’s an off duty police officer in the queue waiting for a chance to reach for his ankle holster,...

Hiding Your Villain’s Intent Makes Them More Interesting

CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE • June 24, 2021

Everyone loves a good villain who gives the hero a run for their money. A dastardly, evil person who wreaks havoc on the world for the sake of their worldview and mission. Generally speaking, villains reveal themselves and their plans to the hero...

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