Screenwriting

From structure to content to representation to industry trends, this is the place to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice on the craft and business of screenwriting

Self Editing - .epub format

I wanted to share something I have been doing to edit my work which seems to be helping immensely. I have Dyslexia so editing is difficult because, quite frankly, my mind won't let me see the mistakes. So I was trying to create a Kindle file and in converting my PDF file to EPUB file format, found I ...

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Unmotivated to Write?

Do you ever tell yourself you'll get that script done but feel unmotivated? Do some kind of excuses or situations always get in the way? Read this author's story and it'll give you a thousand reasons to finish your writing. Make sure you watch the documentary "China Rising: Power and People" at 35:0...

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Yan Lianke (writer/novelist)
Yan Lianke (writer/novelist)
How Yan Linke inspired me: Yan Linke is a Chinese writer and novelist. He was born in Ding Village in the Henan province of central China. He grew up in the 1950s and lived through the Chinese...
Script writing tips.
6 Lessons In Creativity From James Cameron | Fast Company
6 Lessons In Creativity From James Cameron | Fast Company
From Terminator 2 to Avatar, James Cameron has become known for pushing technological innovation in filmmaking. When taking time out from making the Avatar sequels, the Oscar-winning director can be f…
Interesting Insights for Screenwriters

Enjoying listening to this today. Free for the next 12 hours or so. Check it out. https://www.genresummit.com/gsiv-speaker-steven-l-sears

Screenwriting groups

I belong to a great screenwriting group in Tampa - Screenwriters of Tomorrow. Their feedback and comments have helped me to make my scripts better. The first 45 minutes is a lecture on screenwriting. The balance of our 4 hours is dedicated to writers who bring 15 pages of their scripts. We each take...

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(Arguably) 20 Screenplays You Can Learn The Most From


I dunno, ...any list that doesn't include GOOD WILL HUNTING and ROCKY ...

Download the 20 Screenplays You Can Learn The Most From

https://screenplayscripts.com/download-screenplays/

Download the 20 Screenplays You Can Learn Most From
Download the 20 Screenplays You Can Learn Most From
Stephen King said it best: "i f you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write." It's essential that screenwriters are not only regularly watching films and TV but reading scripts too.
Music

Here's a song about screenwriting to start your writing day...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ9KfKx8PmM

HELL A, HELL, HELL A

Trailer rules

For the trailer of "Prowler". It should not be longer than 10% of the original movie? Clear, but:  (1) Is this including the titles; titles (not over image!!) in the beginning 'and' the end? (2) Will you automtically be disqualified if you use (a) a few images that are shot but not in the final movi...

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Screenwriting Advice and Classes/Videos!

I hope this helps someone. You can find videos on youtube! http://www.writeyourscreenplay.com/

Screenplay Writing Online & in NYC | WriteYourScreenplay
Screenplay Writing Online & in NYC | WriteYourScreenplay
Jacob Krueger Studio offers screenwriting courses and instruction behind the art of script writing. Contact us for class schedules!
Tipe for writing a great log line!
10 Tips for Writing Loglines - Raindance
10 Tips for Writing Loglines - Raindance
Loglines are tricky things - distilling 120 pages of script into one sentence and imbuing it with the power to summarise, titillate and intrigue is a surprisingly difficult task. As a writer it can be…
Tips for writing.
Script Development Tips | Script Magazine
Script Development Tips | Script Magazine
Writing is rewriting; over and over again. The script development process takes you on a journey of receiving producer's notes, director's notes, and actor's notes.
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