Plotting Away

If you're having trouble writing, it's likely you just don't know the proper steps to take or might be lacking direction. While there is no magic formula to writing a good screenplay, I think there is a helpful order to doing things. Of course, some may just want to throw order out the window as … Continue reading Plotting Away

Reading Is Writing

Okay class, today's lesson is a simple one. If you're having trouble writing scripts, it may simply be that you haven't read many or any at all. Reading books, and watching movies and TV shows can definitely help with story structure, but until you've read your fair share of scripts you won't likely have an … Continue reading Reading Is Writing

What to Read this Week: Links for Writers

Here's a roundup of articles relevant to writers. 1. The Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship's submission period just opened. Here's an interview with the Executive Director answering every question you could ever have about it. Plus, she's incredibly encouraging about the whole process. 2. Awards season scripts are available online now 3. Chuck Palahniuk implores writers to delete "thought" verbs from their … Continue reading What to Read this Week: Links for Writers