Sometimes the suspension of disbelief involves more than your story. It's about overcoming your own disbelief you could ever make it in this incredibly competitive business.
Staton Rabin's blog drilled down into the shortage of "diversity" in Hollywood movies. In Part 2, she tells you what you as a writer can do about it.
One WGA writer's take on how the standard practice and application of genre can be used in ways that may adversely affect a screenplay.
Jacob Krueger discusses a concept called "the game of the scene" using Trainwreck as an example.
Steve Cuden shares an excerpt that's just a mere smidgeon of what you’ll find in his book, 'Beating Hollywood.' Meet Steve in person at The Writers Store on Saturday, May 21, 2016, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m (FREE Event).
Kathy Berardi explains how making a short film will improve your screenwriting.
What is the “first act”? It’s often referred to as the setup. Set up of what? Paul Joseph Gulino examines the first act of '10 Cloverfield Lane.'
Michael Lee answers the question what can screenwriters learn from video games and video game design? Are the industries really too different from one another?
Stewart Farqhuar discusses the sequence approach to story structure in the third installment of his Aristotle series.
Jason Buff challenges writers to reverse engineer screenplays. Formulas claim to make your screenplay flow better, but they can be the primary source of it's undoing.