If writers want to get their work noticed in the spec pile, they need to stop obsessing on stuff like format, argues Bang2write's Lucy V.
Jon James Miller explains when writing comedy, you must have a very distinctive voice to deliver even the funniest concept. And that voice resides in your characters.
Brad Johnson looks at the meet cute and how to best use it in your next romantic comedy using Bridget Jones's Diary as an example...
Documentaries are often labelled subjective or objective, but arguably a purely objective documentary does not exist. Susan Kouguell explains why.
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean reveals the five key elements to consider when writing Act One of a screenplay.
Susan Kouguell examines the Western genre by taking a closer look at 'The Salvation' and 'Unforgiven'.
Jon James Miller challenges writers of action thrillers to make them a film-going experience the audience will feel in their bones.
Dan Goforth talks about his latest assignment, the true-life story of inspirational rodeo rider Amberley Snyder.
Danny Manus examines the evolution of the romantic comedy to help you increase your odds of success when writing this genre.
So, Christmas* is around the corner (*other seasonal holidays are available). We all know what this means … Yes, that writers wish they could be writing instead of doing all that boring and annoying family stuff! ACK, spouses, kids, parents, siblings, aged aunts and uncles, grandchildren, pets etc are SO INCONSIDERATE! But...