Change is a part of a writer's life. Doug Richardson bids farewell to his screenwriting blog for a new writing adventure!
You're a writer at a Hollywood party and get the cold shoulder. Are you in a writer slump or is your career over? Doug Richardson dishes the truth about showbiz.
Doug Richardson talks about the "shorthanding" that happens in pitch meetings. Is "Movie X meets Movie Y" really the way to sell a screenplay?
Doug Richardson explains the art of writer survival. Sometimes you need to eat your children, even your favorite ones. Get used to it.
Doug Richardson, writer of 'Die Hard 2,' goes into detail giving tips on how to write actions scenes that are compelling.
Doug Richardson ponders the challenges of surviving as a female writer navigating pitch meetings. How do you push past the good-ol-boy practices?
“Do you know who I am?” Those six words strung together into that semi-famous phrase might be one of the most repugnant questions in the human experience. Welcome to the Hollywood ego.
Doug Richardson gives great tips for fixing bad dialogue and elevating your dialogue to a professional level.
The ups and downs of a writer's life can be challenging. Sometimes our writing motivation comes from unexpected places.
When you get a writing assignment that involves dealing with a con man, expect loads of lies. Doug Richardson concludes the wild writing assignment.