Best of the Web 17 Jun

Story & Structure

:: 2 or 3 Act Formula?
:: Creating Your Lead Character: The Story World
:: Fiction Writing Prompts – Character Development Ideas
:: An Examination Of Exposition In The Inception Script
:: The Dangers of Informed Ability
:: How to Write “Unwriteable Moments of a Film” in a Screenplay
:: Your Hero’s Moral Decision
:: The 22 Rules of Storytelling, According to Pixar

Script Perfection

:: Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block
:: WOWZER: The Frank Wheeler, Jr Interview
:: George Orwell’s Rules For Effective Writing
:: Deeper Analysis of ‘Prometheus’, Q&A
:: Show Don’t Tell
:: Pen’s 10 Secrets to Writing Success
:: The Importance of Title

Pitching & Selling

:: The Business of Screenwriting: “Three Ways To Not Be F*cking Stupid!”
:: The 50 Coolest Book Covers Ever
:: The Importance of Detachment For Screenwriters
:: Thought-Traps NOT to Fall Into as a Fledgling Screen Writer

Best of the Rest

:: Ten of the Best Literary Insults
:: ‘Avengers’: Joss Whedon Talks Sequel, ‘Buffy’ and ‘X-Men’ Parallels
:: Write or Die: An App To Help You Write
:: Sneak-Peek Incredible Footage From ‘Life Of PI
:: Bryan Cranston is Suave Villain in Total Recall
:: Gene Wilder’s Requests If He Is To Play Willy Wonka
:: New Trailer for Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’
:: Story Starter Cubes
:: 25 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Mad Men’

With thanks to Jamie C. 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.

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