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Story & Structure

:: The Five W’s
:: Conflict: The Foundation of Storytelling
:: Oz The Great And Powerful: Script to Screen
:: Toughest Scene I wrote: Beasts of the Southern Wild
:: The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Roman Coppola
:: 10 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn From Ghostbusters
:: Screenplay Review: Southbound
:: Tales from Development Hell

Script Perfection

:: Diagnosing Problem Scripts
:: Stage Direction – Cut It
:: TV Writer Podcast 072: Jeremy Smith & Matt Venables
:: The Hero’s Journey Meets the Screenwriter’s Journey
:: Screenwriting Skills: Knowledge
:: Things a Screenwriter Should and Should Not Do
:: Blunt Blade Runner Notes
:: What Makes You Special?
:: Welcome to the Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay
:: Scriptnotes Podcast Ep 81
:: Death of the Hollywood Sex Scene

Pitching & Selling

:: Staying in the Game
:: March 2013 Spec Market Scorecard
:: How To Write To Attract A Movie Star
:: Give the Banana to the Monkey
:: The Struggle Of Trying To Make It As A Screenwriter
:: You’re a Screenwriter – But Are You a Team Player?
:: Interview: Carter Blanchard
:: Screenwriter F.Scott Frazier Interview

Best of the Rest

:: 5 Things Necessary For a Writer to Survive
:: Game Of Thrones Season 3 – War Preview
:: The 10 Best Robots in Movies
:: Movie Review: The Place Beyond the Pines
:: Christopher Walken: ‘I’m a Regular Guy’
:: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Screenwriters
:: Joel Silver Taking on ‘Escape from New York’ Remake
:: Are Side Effects and Silver Linings Playbook the Same Film?
:: Impressive POV Short Film
:: ‘Trance’ Director Danny Boyle
:: Where Did The Current Golden Age of TV Go?
:: Video Essay on Steven Soderbergh, Secret Cinematographer
:: 10 Bad Movies That Could Have Been Good
:: Dr. Seuss Does Die Hard
:: RIP Google Reader
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With thanks to Jamie Campbell.

Enjoy!

Karel

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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