Phoebe Waller-Bridge is on top of the world right now. Three Emmy wins for Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actress, and Best Writing for a Comedy Series on Fleabag, and a nomination for Outstanding Drama for Killing Eve. Three out of four isn't bad! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5Uv6cb9YRs I have an interview here conducted by NPR: 'Fleabag' And 'Killing Eve' … Continue reading Phoebe Waller-Bridge On Writing
If you’re looking to enter a contest or fellowship, we’ve got you covered with the deadlines of the most popular competitions around. Just click the links, and they'll take you directly to the contest page: Early Entry: October 8th - Scriptapalooza TV Contest October 31st - Screencraft - Family-Friendly Script Contest Late Entry: October 8th - … Continue reading October Screenwriting Contest Deadlines
One of my first posts when I started working here was the list of Emmy winners for 2016. I see it as a marker of how long I've been with theOffice, and when I look back at my posts over the years it's interesting to see how things have changed over time. A lot is … Continue reading Emmy Winners 2019
https://youtu.be/s9APLXM9Ei8 Craig Mazin, most well known for The Hangover Part II, and Identity Thief, has made quite a pivot in his career with his most recent release, the HBO mini series, Chernobyl. He went from comedies and spoofs in film straight into a historically accurate TV drama. How do you make that kind of a pivot? … Continue reading Craig Mazin On Writing
https://youtu.be/A9vGMMPM5Lg This your last chance. After this there is no turning back. You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember, all I'm offering … Continue reading Quote of the Day – The Matrix
For those of you who haven't seen Game of Thrones, it's a show filled with some of the most memorable moments in TV history. It's worth a watch, and whether or not you like the end you'll certainly enjoy the ride. Also, if you haven't seen it to the end, stop reading here. *Spoilers Ahead* This … Continue reading Remembering Game of Thrones
A warm welcome and huge congratulations to Michelle Bracken, this year's winner of theOFFICE Fellowship. Michelle will receive 6 months of a Premium Membership here at theOFFICE to write write write write write! Michelle submitted the short story, Me Without You, part of a collection of interconnected stories about three 4th graders in a secluded ward … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship Winner!
21 films! That's how many Marvel movies you'd need to watch to have a complete understanding of what's going to happen in this week's massive release, Avengers: Endgame. That's 2704 minutes or 60 hours of watching (I dare you to make it through in one sitting), and it's been 11 years in the making! The … Continue reading The End of an Era
Looking for a quiet space to write in Los Angeles? Apply now for our FREE Fellowship to theOFFICE and you could win 6 months of a Premium Membership with 24/7 access to the space. If you're a local, up-and-coming writer who's committed to your craft, this is for you! theOFFICE is a quiet, communal workspace … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship to theOFFICE
MUST... FINISH... SCENE! You know when you're watching a scary movie, and the character is running down a hallway, and that hallway suddenly seems to stretch infinitely in both directions. The end is in sight, but it seems to be getting further away the closer you get. That's a lot what writing can feel like … Continue reading Friday Fun – You Can Do It!