Love of animals can reveal character, help create emotion and character arcs. Animals can add charm, loyalty, and a different point of view to your story.
TV writer and Script Anatomy founder Tawnya Bhattacharya discusses the pros and cons of a writers groups and gives tips on forming your own.
Script salutes K.M. Weiland's website, Helping Writers Become Authors, as our next Screenwriting Website of the Week! K.M. Weiland shares insights into structure, character arcs, writing powerful scenes and much more. Check out her site and see the lessons a novelist can bring to the screenwriting world!
Script announces Comfort Pit as a screenwriting website worth checking out. Jon Brooks shares insights into nutrition, mental health and creativity. Let's face it, in order to create, we need to also fuel or mind and body.
Screenwriter Jack Marchetti shares his filmmaking journey as his short film premieres at Tribeca Film Festival. How is filmmaking different than screenwriting?
Robert Piluso explains how ethnicity and gender should be regarded as vitally important, formative factors in character design and in writing character descriptions.
Check out Alt Film Guide for interesting information on filmmakers, reviews and the people behind the pictures.
The Writers Store interviews Dave Merlino and Dustin Sweet, winners of the fifth round of the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest, about taking meetings, Randall Wallace, and successful writing partnerships.
Steve Kaire points out the pitching mistakes many screenwriters make when either in meetings with executives or pitching a screenplay at pitchfests.
Tawnya Bhattacharya (The Night Shift, Perception) discusses what types of meetings to prepare for in a TV writing career with tips on how to nail them.