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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 14 Sep


Story & Structure :: Unlikable Heroes and Genre Expectations :: Scriptnotes, Ep 160: A Screenwriter’s Guide to the End of the World Script Perfection :: Tips on Finding & Working with Your Screenwriting Soulmate :: Why We Identify with Mutants :: Photo: Alfred Hitchcock on Fear. Pitching & Selling :: Film Independent Selects 9 Projects […]

Best of the Web 7 Sept


Story & Structure :: If I Stay, Review :: Carpenter, Cronenberg, and Landis on horror (1982) :: How To Write a Screenplay in Six Weeks Script Perfection :: What Does “Hitting The Ground Running” Mean In Screenwriting? :: 5 Reasons You Haven’t Taken Advantage of Your Writing Routine :: “Acting out a character brings a […]

Best of the Web 31 Aug


Story & Structure :: Texting in Film and Television :: Amateur Friday – Black Autumn Script Perfection :: Scriptnotes, Ep 159: The Mystery of the Disappearing Articles :: On Trust, Drama and Corporations :: Guest Writer/Director David Jung Pitching & Selling :: I’ve Written A Screenplay. Now What? :: Putting a Price On It Best […]

Best of the Web 10 Aug


Story & Structure :: Clichéd Character Introductions :: Script To Screen: “Aliens” :: How to Create Characters That Feel Like Real People :: Screenplay Review – The Disappointments Room :: TV Pilot Tuesday! – Ballistic City Script Perfection :: The Most Common Reasons Why Scripts Are Rejected :: Show. Don’t tell. :: Introducing Chicks Who […]

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 […]