So you've finished a couple of screenplays, and you're wondering why nobody has offered to buy them yet, right? Well, I'll tell you what you need to do. Sneak into CAA pretending you have a delivery, go into a literary agent's office and rip off your fake mustache, yelling "I have the best screenplay you'll … Continue reading Networking For Screenwriters
Today I'm here to give you seven easy steps to become a screenwriter! I wish I wasn't joking. How cool would that be? It's actually pretty difficult to make it in Hollywood, and is something that you should work at every day if you truly want it. I'm here to provide you with help and … Continue reading The Steps To Become A Successful Screenwriter
Happy New Year everybody! I thought a great post for the new year would be to post some habits of highly successful screenwriters. Maybe you can start your new year off by making some positive changes to your writing habits. I found a great article written by Karl Iglesias over at Writers Store. Below are … Continue reading Habits Of Highly Successful Screenwriters
We will be closed for the holidays from Dec 22nd through January 2nd. Seasons greetings everyone and we'll see you in the new year!
I've been linking articles from Script Magazine for quite a while, not knowing they'd be featuring us! Pretty cool! Writers, Head To The Office! Where You Write Matters There's going to be a theme in my posts for the upcoming weeks, which are going to help with decision making, and then with becoming a successful screenwriter. … Continue reading Do You Need To Go To School To Become A Screenwriter?
A good story can last the test of time. There are many classics that we grow up reading that have become cultural standouts over the years. Classic stories will always be the classics for a reason, but sometimes a good reimagining of an old tale is just what a story needs. Times change, and sometimes … Continue reading Reimagining A Story
Just wanted to wish all of our members and viewers a happy holiday! Some of you may practice the "Don't Break the Chain" rule. That's great! Get a little writing done, but make sure to enjoy the holiday if you can too 🙂 Also, make sure to wear your stretchy pants!
Do the Holidays always catch you off guard as much as they do for me? This year it's time to be ready and take them head-on. Many, like myself, simply react and do the best they can when the Holidays come around. This year, you can be ready, enjoy the Holidays to the fullest, and … Continue reading Keeping Your Focus During The Holidays
You know what I find really scary...? Not being able to try all the monthly flavors of donuts at Sidecar Doughnuts before the month is over. I know... truly horrifying! It's the season for a good scary movie. If you'd like to write one, I've found the perfect article for you written by Sarah Dobbs … Continue reading How To Write A Horror Movie
Pictured above are the two men who wrote Ready Player One, definitely one of my favorite films of the year. On the left is Zak Penn (writer of the adaptation), and on the right is Ernest Cline (writer of the novel). I've read the book, and watched the movie, and I love them both. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSp1dM2Vj48 These are two very different … Continue reading Adaptations: Holding On To The Heart Of The Book