Best of the Web 28 Apr

Story & Structure

:: 11 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn From Casablanca
:: Are You Planning Your Script?
:: You Best Know What A Plot Point Is
:: How to Write a Fight Scene
:: Downbeat Film Endings and ‘The Road’
:: An Interview with Writer/Director Clare Kilner
:: Screenplay Review: Pain and Gain
:: Screenplay Review: Operation Vertigo
:: Screenplay Review: The Purge
:: Screenplay Review: Ronnie Rocket
:: Screenplay Review: False Flag

Script Perfection

:: Scriptnotes 86: Taking Notes
:: Get To Work!
:: Scriptcat’s Shares 3 More Tasty Screenwriting Tips
:: How Long Does It Take to Finish a Script?
:: Screenwriting Product Review: Save the Cat! Software and Book
:: Interview: ‘Mud’ & ‘Take Shelter’ Director Jeff Nichols on Storytelling
:: How Technology Has Turbocharged Writing
:: Screenwriting DVDs

Pitching & Selling

:: The Search for Good Writers
:: A ’66 Bug and This Writer’s First, Glorious Payday
:: I’m Talented—Dammit! Why Can’t I Sell Anything?
:: Why The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest Stands Out
:: New Writer Syndrome – How Much Does a Writer Make?
:: April 2013 Spec Market Scorecard
:: Doug Richardson: A Million Dollar View

Best of the Rest

:: All The Reasons We Leave Earth for Dead in Science Fiction
:: Karl Gajdusek and ‘Oblivion’
:: 30 Female Screenwriters To Inspire You
:: 33 Movies To Watch Out For
:: A World Where You Buy Police Protection Just Like You Buy Cable
:: The True Story Behind ‘Homeland’
:: Nikole Beckwith – 2012 Nicholl Winner, 2012 Black List
:: Watch: Stunning Fan Made ‘Man of Steel’ Opening Credits Sequence
:: Screenwriting Website of the Week: Kiyong Kim’s Blog of Creative Pursuits
:: 12 Fictional Afterlives That Are Worse Than Hell
:: Watch: Mother Nature is a Serial Killer in New ‘World War Z’ Featurette
:: Watch: The Ultimate Blockbuster Trailer for the Films of Summer 2013
:: Man or Machine? The Age of the Robot Blurs Sci-Fi and Cutting-Edge Science
:: My Family Doesn’t Support My Writing

With thanks to Jamie Campbell.



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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