Screenwriting How-To Articles

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Writing can often be a solitary endeavor. But finding screenwriters to connect with isn’t always easy, especially when you live nowhere near the coffeehouses of Hollywood. ScriptMag wants to offer you a way to find other writers, share your goals, learn more about the craft and business from each other, and possibly find future...

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Breaking & Entering: In Good We Trust – But Get It In Writing

I was raised to believe that treating other people with kindness, respect and empathy was of supreme importance. Maybe this was partly how my mother, a child psychologist, kept her five children from getting into endless squabbles. That certainly worked. I remember when our friends across the street, a brother and sister, got into a vicious...


TV Writer Podcast: Lisa Alden – Intro to Power of the Pitch

Informative introduction to Lisa Alden’s “Power of the Pitch” workshops – learn how to pitch a script for an original TV pilot from somebody who has sold every one in the room! Even if you plan on writing it on spec, learning how to pitch it will exponentially develop your project and save you...