Best of the Web 12 Aug

Story & Structure

:: Create A Compelling Protagonist
:: Is Your Hero Wrong?
:: Are We Hardwired to Interpret the World Through Stories
:: Inception Breakdown
:: How To Write A Treatment
:: Some Winning Synopsis’s
:: ‘The Storytelling Animal,’ by Jonathan Gottschall

Script Perfection

:: 100 Exquisite Adjectives
:: Screenwriting Tip #1069 – Readability
:: Scriptcat’s Top Ten Questions For Aspiring Screenwriters

Pitching & Selling

:: Does Hollywood not Care about Scripts that are Bad and Unoriginal?
:: The Difficult Challenge of Media Alignment

Best of the Rest

:: The Dark Knight Custom-Made Batcave Theatre
:: Interview: ‘Klown’ Writers/Stars Frank Hvam & Casper Christensen
:: 10 Films to look out for at the Toronto Film
:: 8 Tips For Becoming a Good Warm-Up Guy
:: How They Write A Script: Wendell Mayes
Your Favorite Films from your Favorite Film Makers
:: More Your Favourite Filmmakers’ Favourite Films
:: Awesome People Reading
:: My Favourite Hitchcock: Rebecca

With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.



About the Author

Jamie Campbell

Jamie Campbell is an author, screenwriter, and television addict.Jamie is proud to be an Editor for The Story Department.Her latest series Project Integrate is out now.

Comments 1

  1. “Synopses” aaarrrghhhh– talk about kiboshing your own legitimacy — at least spell things right/ understand the use of the possessive apostrophe versus the plural noun if you’re going to present yourself (yourselves) as writing gurus.

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