Best o/t Web 30 May

:: Alex Epstein revisits The Exorcist.
:: Script Coverage: A Few Awful Truths.
:: Why bad scripts sell. For six figures
:: Do you read outside your niche? Why not?
:: Drew Pears will co-write The Runaways.
:: Each character must have something at stake.
:: Surviving in L.A. (or not): the Tragic and the Comic.
:: Sex & The City is Scifi! (I’m still not going to see it. Not even for work.)
:: Writers are the gods of their own universes.
:: The Truman Show lives on (but not how you think).
:: Why games don’t work on the big screen: Prince of Persia
:: Will Atlas Shrugged (& other Unfilmables) ever get made?


COMING SOON to the Story Department:

  • Mystery Man on Monday
  • Script Check on Tuesday
  • Screenwriting Video on Wednesday
  • Writing Drama on Thursday
  • Steve Kaplan and the Hidden Tools of Comedy on Friday

With thanks to Sol.



About the Author

Karel Segers

Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplay at age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international movie rights acquisition, script development and production. He has trained and consulted to filmmakers all over the world, including award-winning screenwriters, and Academy Award nominees. Karel founded this website, as well as!, ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media. He speaks more than a handful of European languages, which he is still trying to find a use for in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia.

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