Best of the Web 15 Dec

Story & Structure :: Update: Award Season Screenplay Downloads :: How To Find Your Voice :: Screenplay Review – Cowboy Bebop :: “The Best Way to Have a Good Idea…” :: Amateur Friday – Echovault Script Perfection :: Catching Fire and Why Katniss Everdeen is a Too-Rare Heroine :: Likeable Characters – Call the Pound :: 14 Working Screenwriters & …

[Video]: 12 Steps to Screenplay

Need a splash of inspiration to start your screenplay? Struggling to generate a variety of loglines to select from? In the first of this 12-part series, The Bitter Script Reader steps in to show you how to pull the audience’s strings. Note: You might want to rewatch “Back to the Future” in preparation for this series because it’s going to …

8 Signs Your Writing Is Stuck in a Rut

Laziness and fear—a writer’s two great nemeses—do their best to keep us stuck in the writing rut. by K.M. Weiland Usually, it’s a very comfortable rut. All our characters are down there with us, keeping us company, cooking up tea, playing chess, and just generally having a happy ol’ time. Life isn’t very difficult, since we never have to force …