FREE Screenwriting Downloads from Script Magazine

Looking for free screenwriting advice to help kick-start your career, avoid the trap of writer’s block or simply find new inspiration for your next script? Well, Script Magazine is here to help! As a valued visitor, click through to any of the following offers to learn more and get FREE downloads about filmmaking and various aspects of script writing.

Learn how to write a Web Series

Playwriting

The art of dramatic writing requires a decision of which medium is the best choice to tell your story. It’s important to understand how to choose between writing a play script or writing a screenplay. Read More . . .


Learn how to write a Web Series

How to Sell a Screenplay

Get advice on how to sell your script with your free screenwriting conference essentials webinar. Read More . . .


Learn how to write a Web Series

How to Create a Web Series

There’s no better way to reach the largest audience possible than by using the Internet. Read More . . .


Learn how to write a synopsis

How to Write a Synopsis

Challenge yourself with synopsis writing, even if the agent or producer hasn’t requested it. Read More . . .


Learn how to pitch a script with this free download

How to Pitch a Script

Learn the importance of attending pitchfests and the tools for pitching your script. Read More . . .


Explore the top film festivals

Film Festivals

Explore some of the top film festivals, and the top reasons to attend them in our free film festival download. Read More . . .


Learn how to create a stellar story structure

Story Structure

Learn the importance of working out the plot ahead of time in our free story structure download. Read More . . .


Learn how to enter screenwriting competitions and make your work stand out

Screenwriting Contests

Improve your odds of winning a screenplay contest with tips in this free download. Read More . . .


Overcome your fears and land a screenwriting job

Character Development

Increase your odds of getting produced, and attract top talent with free expert tips for creating characters that actors want to play. Read More . . .


Overcome your fears and land a screenwriting job

Screenwriting Career

Every screenplay writer has an insecure side to them. It’s human nature, especially for artists. Overcome those fears today! Read More . . .


screenwriter networking

Screenwriter Networking Tips

There are two fundamental ways to grow your network in screenwriting: Online and offline. In today’s age of technology, as long as you have an online presence, executives can find you, and you can find them! Read More . . .


How to turn a book into a movie

How to Turn a Book into a Movie

Learning how to turn a book into a movie is an essential skill all screenwriters must have. It’s called the “film business” for a reason. Studios need to sell tickets. Spec scripts aren’t always as marketable as adapting a book into a movie. Read More . . .


How to Edit

How to Edit

If you want to succeed in Hollywood, you will have to learn how to edit and embrace the dreaded rewrite as a necessary part of the development of your script. This FREE download will help! Read More . . .


Dialogue writing

Make Your Dialogue Writing Pop

Writing Dialogue that pops can turn a simple story into a hit. Take Juno for example. The premise itself is fairly simple yet add Diablo Cody’s snarky, funny dialogue to it… and BAM! Oscar win! Read More . . .


High Concept

5 Tips to Turn Your Script Into a High Concept Idea

Studios know high concept films put people in the seats. They want a twist on an idea, something that will make it more commercial and compelling. Check out this FREE download and turn your script into something that will sell today! Read More . . .


Character Development

Plot Development

Plotting a story is easier with a plot development chart that outlines both character development and action description. A character bio will give you the basics, but to help you plotting and writing suspense fiction, you need to know thecharacter wounds that lay deep inside their psyche. Write a plot that keepsyour readers on the edge of their seat. How to write a plot that entices readers has never been easier with our free download full of tips. Read More . . .


Query letter, logline, log line

Query Letters and Loglines

To improve your chances to sell your script to Hollywood executives, you’ll need to know how to write an engaging and captivating query. In this FREE download we share 11 pages of tips for writing query letters and loglines that will grab an executive’s attention! Read More . . .


How to Write a TV Pilot (FREE TV Pilot Kit)

How to Write a TV Pilot

Our FREE TV Pilot Kit download is filled with tips on how to write a TV pilot that will not only help you get started on writing a script for TV, but they’ll also help you create ideas for a TV pilot you’ll be able to submit to contests to get noticed. Read More . . .


How to Write a Screenplay (FREE Screenwriting Advice)

How to Write a Screenplay

Tired of that blank page staring back at you? This exclusive How to Write a Screenplay webinar will release your creativity by teaching you the tricks of outlining. Writer’s block will be gone forever! Every story has a structure, and movie/film scripts are just the same. Script Mag’s free webinar culminates many of the renown screenwriting resources at The Writers Store to show you (the future screenwriting star!) how to build a compelling road map for your story in order to give Hollywood executives what they crave – a movie script they can sell. Read More . . .


Oscar Preview

Annual Oscar Preview PDF

For seven years running, Bob Verini has provided exclusive analysis of the top films of the year for Script Magazine. In this FREE download Bob assesses the major movie releases along with their odds of Oscar nominations and wins. It is no easy feat to predict the year’s ultimate winners. Nonetheless, Bob Verini will make his predictions with commentary from the many screenwriters he had the pleasure of speaking with throughout the memorable year that was 2012. Read More . . .