Jacob Krueger looks at '50 Shades of Grey' and discusses what could have made it a great script, and how those lessons can apply to your own writing.
Interspecies Love is an excellent story device through which to make observations on and suggestions for the way we humans treat each other. It is also a clever way to portray the more animal-like aspects of our human nature.
Does a hero always have to be likeable and noble? Jon James Miller explores the evolution of a complicated, ever-evolving protagonist.
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean shares how improv shows us how to create compelling but unlikable characters.
Think attaching actors will get your script greenlit? Not so fast. Doug Richardson, writer of 'Die Hard 2,' gives insights on how attachments really work.
Drew Yanno discusses the possibilities of starting your screenwriting career by adapting the little known novel.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Michael Tabb explores THE REFLECTION character.
Ronald Shusett, co-writer of 'Alien,' shares invaluable tips on adding suspense to your screenplays, elevating the quality to get a better shot at being greenlit.
Script Angel's Hayley McKenzie looks at how screenwriters can use psychology and personality theories to develop character.
Writer/director Kim Garland shares her tips for writing a great short film by focusing on what is unique to this form.