If writers want to get their work noticed in the spec pile, they need to stop obsessing on stuff like format, argues Bang2write's Lucy V.
It used to be writers had 10 pages to impress ... now it's more like 1! Here's Bang2write's Lucy V with 8 things to avoid on that all-important first page.
So, you reckon your spec screenplay is ready to submit. But how do you know? Bang2write's Lucy V has 11 things for you to check first.
"Marketable" is often mistaken for 'soulless' by writers. Bang2write's Lucy V argues your spec script CAN be marketable, without the need to sell out.
Being strategic with your submissions is key to script success ... Bang2write's Lucy V outlines 6 steps to get the most out of yours.
After a great concept, there's just ONE thing writers need when approaching their submissions, argues Bang2write's Lucy V ... Find out what it is!
So, Christmas* is around the corner (*other seasonal holidays are available). We all know what this means … Yes, that writers wish they could be writing instead of doing all that boring and annoying family stuff! ACK, spouses, kids, parents, siblings, aged aunts and uncles, grandchildren, pets etc are SO INCONSIDERATE! But...
Spec screenwriters often obsess on their dialogue, yet don't spend enough time looking for cliché lines. Here's 10 of the worst from @Bang2write's Lucy V.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! So, in the last couple of weeks I’ve been wading through the submissions pile for London Screenwriters’ Festival which takes place at the end of this month. The scribes in question have been applying not only for the actors’ table reads (where, unsurprisingly,...
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Loglines: they’re tricky lil’ b******s. Whether writing loglines on paper or pitching them out loud in person, scribes have a horrible habit of totally BLOWING IT when it comes to encapsulating their story and hooking their pitchee’s interest. Yet this is...