With so many screenwriting experts out there, whom should you believe? Jeanne Veillette Bowerman challenges you to not drink the Kool-Aid and gives tips on navigating conflicting advice.
Over the past year, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shared some of her mentors' screenwriting tips, but for those who missed them, here are her favorite dozen.
Jeanne Veillette Bowerman explains how to write a screenplay that sells itself. The secret is right in front of you and absolutely achievable.
The same, but different. That’s what new writers are told to strive for when it comes to commercial concepts to raise their chances of a sale. It worked for screenwriter Brandon Barker.
After being chosen as one of the Top 25 in Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Competition, Eric Koenig’s script Matriarch sold to Paramount.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Compliment to Jeanne’s previous post: Balls of Steel: 11 Ways to Avoid Disaster When Choosing a Writing Partner. When you break story with that perfect writing partner, plot points pop and characters leap off the page. There’s truly nothing like it. Hot sex and...
Writing character descriptors is much like presenting them to the Queen. You are that person whispering into the Queen’s ear, telling her who is in line to greet her and why she should care.
Taking the time to find the best writing partner is as critical as the effort you put into finding the right spouse. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman gives 11 tips to avoid disaster.
Read Jeanne’s Top 12 Screenwriting Tips Writing is often an isolated profession. Hell, as I type this, I’m sitting in my pajamas, alone in my house, looking out the window and seeing nothing but landscape. No sign of life except for my cats and dog. Peaceful? Yes. Lonely. You bet. So what do you...
Filmmakers, audiences, popcorn and small towns, together at last. For me, those are the best kinds of film festivals. There’s something about the celebration of film that takes place in these out-of-the-way venues that’s magic. Whenever I can find a gem of a festival and connect with a community who loves film, I breathe...