I've been absent from posting for a while, admittedly longer than I'd like to have been. I love posting, but an important task was at hand. I was a preliminary judge for our annual Fellowship! I read through a lot of submissions, and there was a lot to like! I'm very excited to see how … Continue reading Using Script Coverage To Become A Better Writer
Recently on Thursdays, I've been skipping the "Quote of the Day" for something I feel would be a bit more beneficial at the moment. I've been writing pieces on how to write a good story. The last two were about gaining a familiarity for screenplays through reading scripts and doing script coverage. If you're having … Continue reading The Idea: Coming Up With The Story Concept
Last week I spoke a little bit about how it's probably a good idea to read a stack of scripts. This advice was for those of you that haven't written a script, or are having trouble writing them. I hope you've picked up at least one script to read since then, but if you haven't … Continue reading Script Coverage
A few weeks ago, I decided to apply for screenwriter, Geoff LaTulippe’s Six Week Spec challenge. Here's the challenge in Geoff’s own words: “Starting 1 September 2014 – professional duties allowing, I’m going to begin writing the first draft of a brand new spec screenplay. I’m giving myself six weeks to complete it. I want you … Continue reading Geoff LaTulippe’s Six Week Spec Challenge!