WGA writer shares how he goes from zero to story without ever incurring writer's block. During these articles, he explains premise, genre, and structure.
Professional screenwriters answer the question, "What’s the easiest thing for screenwriters to do wrong, and how can they avoid doing it?"
The professionalism of the writers, in terms of how they take script notes should be matched by an equal level of professionalism from those handing those notes out.
Script Angel's Hayley McKenzie looks at why intensive writing is so important to developing your screenwriting skills and building your career.
Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell lists ten rules for giving and receiving script notes.
Susan Kouguell shares tips on building the world of your screenplay and world-building insights from The Lobster's writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos.
The Protagonist can have friends, sure. But unless that friendship itself is integral to the plot or to that character’s development, it doesn’t qualify as a BFF story.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role. Now, let's talk about the reflection character.
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.
Writer/director Kim Garland shares her tips for writing a great short film by focusing on what is unique to this form.