What makes us root for a character? Jeanne Veillette Bowerman explores character motivation, their conflicts, and finding compassion as a writer and human.
Tim Long explains the three ubiquitous yet distinguishing features that a compelling character seems to share in successful screenplays and films.
As the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues, the studio returns to the hero who started it all. But who will they get to replace the Iron Monger?
In his two part series on setting goals, Rich Whiteside gives writers more tips on realistic goal setting strategies.
Dull dialogue is deadly. Barri Evins explains how to create dialogue that is a vibrant element of your story, works in harmony with description, and elevates the entire script.
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean shares how the art of Backing-Up can help screenwriters solve creative problems.
Rich Whiteside explains how goal setting can help your screenwriting.
Writer Rob Tobin gives valuable tips on facing down the blank page to get your first draft done.
Jen Grisanti explains how your character's “all is lost” moment is an essential step for both the plot of your story and character growth.
How do writers such as Quentin Tarantino get away with writing lengthy dialogue when we are constantly told not to?