Susan Kouguell explains why taking the extra step of writing character biographies is helpful to your story and offers tips on how to make the most of the exercise.
Wendy Kram explains how great screenplay writing has dialogue that is authentic and filled with subtext as opposed to exposition.
Despite how great a screenplay may be, the director will often cut the scene the screenwriter loves. Change is an inescapable reality of the movie business.
The storytellers of 'Inside Out' faced a unique story development problem inherent in the initial inspiration of a story in which the various emotions inside a human being are personified with animated characters: whose story is it?
When Screenplay Ideas collide: Dan Goforth explains what happens to your ego when a famous actor announces he's doing the same subject of your own script...
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean shares how improvisational techniques can help screenwriters in outlining their feature scripts.
Jon James Miller explores the importance of having a unique writer's voice. No two writing voices are the same, nor should they be.
TV writer and Script Anatomy founder Tawnya Bhattacharya discusses the pros and cons of a writers groups and gives tips on forming your own.
The mind and life of a character is the story behind the story. Script Angel's Hayley McKenzie offers tips on creating a strong story for your character.
Pre-production planning can't always guarantee a smooth film production. Entertainment Attorney Christopher Schiller gives tips for flexibility on set.