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We're back in the Writers' Room this afternoon for the Write Now Challenge Webcast: Your Goals for the Remainder of 2021 For this challenge, using the Breakdown Webcast: Goal Setting Worksheet as your guide, write down three screenwriting goals you have for the remainder of 2021. Full Bio »
We're back in the Writers' Room this afternoon for the Write Now Challenge Webcast: Your Goals for the Remainder of 2021
For this challenge, using the Breakdown Webcast: Goal Setting Worksheet as your guide, write down three screenwriting goals you have for the remainder of 2021.
The Write Now Challenge
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A great story starts with great characters and every great character starts with a great introduction. We challenged you to create or rewrite a scene where a major character is introduced.
We're revved and ready to go for the final webcast of September 2020 in the Writers' Room during the Write Now Challenge Webcast: Black Limousine! In this challenge, you were asked to write a short scene (1-3 pages in length) using the prompt below as your opening. EXT. STORE PARKING LOT – LATE AFTERNOONA YOUNG WOMAN, 20's, stands in the parking lot of a shabby-looking grocery store. She wears a work apron beneath her winter jacket. Just about to light up a cigarette, she suddenlyfreezes. Peering ahead she sees a BLACK LIMOUSINE coming toward her. There were some fantastic entries from our members that took this prompt in every direction - from Comedy to Drama, Supernatural to Sci-Fi, and even Thriller! It was a fantastic showcase of our members' imaginations.
This week Host & Director of Script Services Jason Mirch reads and critiques Write Now submissions written by Writers' Room members. Jason offers insights on how the writers executed the inciting incidents in their projects.
Using the Breakdown Webcast: Writing Horror you are challenged to scour the internet, libraries, news articles, folklore, mythology, or your own personal experiences to find a core of an idea to develop into a Horror, Thriller, Mystery, or Suspense.
In this challenge, members were asked to write one side of a phone conversation. The challenge is to give us the full idea of the story, the conflict, the relationship between the characters, and the ultimate resolution. The key to this exercise is to make the stakes high! Can the writer phrase their character’s dialogue so that the phone call still makes sense - and give us the exposition we need? During this webcast we received a number of fantastic entries that spanned genres, including Rom Com, Thriller, Drama, and Comedy, and more!
For this challenge, using the Breakdown Webcast: Why Can't We Be Friends as your guide, craft a 1-3 page scene of conflict amongst allies.