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When we find good stuff for screenwriters, we pass it on. If the news is breaking or time-sensitive we re-publish immediately, otherwise check the weekly digest.

Best of the Web 6 Jul

Story & Structure :: TV Pilot Tuesday! – The Strain :: Chicken or the Egg? Pitching & Selling :: ‘Extant’: How a Contest Led First-Time Creator Mickey Fisher to Spielberg :: Screenwriting Box Office – The Transformers Debacle Best of the Rest :: Mystery Creative’s Funtime Bile: Willful Madness :: A Look at What’s Ahead […]

Best of the Web 22 Jun

Script Perfection :: Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Watch The Full, Uncensored Interview :: Following Disciplines To Stay On Target… Pitching & Selling :: 29 Ways NOT To Submit To An Agent Best of the Rest :: Sony Buys Spec ‘Leviathan’ For Neal Moritz :: Jon Spaihts Tapped to Write Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ _______________________________ With thanks to […]

Best of the Web 15 Jun

Story & Structure :: The Complete ‘The Dialogue Series’ :: Your Opening Scene Better Be Awesome :: Movie Analysis: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Script Perfection :: How to Take the Terror Out of Writing :: James Cameron Talks Writing Three Avatar Sequels Simultaneously :: Writers’ Rooms Vs. Solo Scribes: Where Does TV Creativity Flourish Best? Pitching […]

Best of the Web 8 Jun

Story & Structure :: Video: How to Do Visual Comedy :: How to Take the Terror Out of Writing :: Screenplay Review – A Monster Calls Script Perfection :: What Kind of Script Should You Write? :: The Schneid. :: How to Raise the Stakes by Challenging a Character’s Identity Pitching & Selling :: “Get […]

Best of the Web 4 May

Story & Structure :: Screenplay Review – Maleficent :: 10 Screenwriting Tips from One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest :: Going From Rough Draft to ‘Draft Day’ :: Screenplay Review – The Lobster Script Perfection :: Purging Your Writing Fear :: That One Good Thing Pitching & Selling :: Should Writers Ever Give Up? :: […]

Best of the Web 27 Apr

Story & Structure :: TV Writer Podcast 083: Hilary Winston (Bad Teacher) Script Perfection :: Fear of Failure :: Fargo’s Noah Hawley Pitching & Selling :: How to Know When You’re Ready for an Agent Best of the Rest :: What Happened to Hot Spec Script “Transcendence?” :: Prolific Screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci […]

Best of the Web 20 Apr

Story & Structure :: Screenplay Review – Demolition :: Amateur Friday – Marlowe Script Perfection :: Mad Men Writing: How They Get the Language Right :: Only in L.A. Pitching & Selling :: Getting Read Without Going Broke :: QED Buys ‘Yellowstone Falls Best of the Rest :: Movie Review – Oculus (and the Blumhouse […]