Pamela Jaye Smith and Monty Hayes McMillan explain how to write, direct, and shoot believable warriors and relationships.
Writer of 'The Danish Girl,' Lucinda Coxon, shares her insights on being both a playwright and a screenwriter as well as how she navigates the challenges of the film industry.
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.
Love, or the lack thereof, between family members offers you rich dramatic possibilities. Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan share tips and exercises on using the richness of family in your stories.
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.
Script Gods Must Die and Paul Peditto examine 'August: Osage County' to discover the changes that happen going from stage play to screenplay...
Paul Peditto discusses adaptation and the most important first step... getting the rights.
Paul Peditto describes how he started as a playwright, and what new writers should look for in taking on the challenges of writing for the stage.
Christopher Schiller looks into some of the aspects that vary considerably from theatre's counterparts in the film and TV worlds.
A friend recently reminded me that although I’ve done an adequate job (he’s a harsh friend) covering some of the traditional forms of scriptwriting in these columns I have been remiss in dealing with the differences and difficulties that many other forms of writing face. In an attempt to remedy that omission, the next...