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Archive | Best of the Web

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 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 […]

Best of the Web 13 Apr

Script Perfection :: Curiosity and the Kill. :: Eric Heisserer’s Writing Advice Pitching & Selling :: Why Producers Will Not Read Your Script :: My thoughts on “Why Producers Will Not Read Your Script” :: Eric Heisserer Talks TV pitches… with a Side of Scotch. Best of the Rest :: Interview: Rajiv Joseph and Scott […]

Best of the Web 6 Apr

Story & Structure :: How To Write Characters That Bank Billions of Dollars :: Screenplay Review – Serena Script Perfection :: 9 Steps To Get Your Spec TV Pilot Written, Edited & Sent Out :: Writers Write :: Prepare, Prevent, Produce (aka Stop Working Like an Amateur) :: Save the Cat, Gender-Benders, and Writing From […]

Best of the Web 30 Mar

Story & Structure :: The Secret To Writing Good Dialogue :: Handguns: 7 Screenplay Do’s and Dont’s Script Perfection :: How to Make Yourself Write When You Really Don’t Want To :: The Tamale Principle Pitching & Selling :: Are You Bringing Something Original to the Table? :: Pass Best of the Rest :: Interview: […]

Best of the Web 23 Mar

Story & Structure :: Great Scene: “Apocalypse Now” :: “The Good Wife” Creators On Adult Storytelling :: Russell T. Davies on Writing Action :: Great Character: Donnie Azoff (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) Script Perfection :: Ira Glass on the Creative Process :: Brooklyn Weaver on Building a Brand & Discovering New Voices :: Shut […]

Best of the Web 9 Mar

Story & Structure :: Why Television Loves Its Antiheroes Script Perfection :: 5 Tips to Becoming A TV Showrunner :: Contagion Screenwriter Scott Z Burns Pitching & Selling :: Breaking Into TV Writing :: Spec Script Sale: “Winter’s Night” :: Two Opportunities Offered by The Black List Best of the Rest :: Interview [Part 1]: […]

Best of the Web 2 Mar

Story & Structure :: Interview: Cary Fukunaga Talks HBO’s ‘True Detective’ etc :: Screenplay Review – Fantastic Voyage Script Perfection :: Downside of a Microbudget Empire :: We’re Just Making Movies Pitching & Selling :: How to Vet a Potential Agent or Manager :: More Opportunities, Less Pay? :: Why TV Networks Are Interested in […]