Having trouble getting your spec screenplay optioned or sold? Here's the industry's best-kept secret: The problem may be that you write like a girl!
All writers have these three submission questions in common, says Bang2write's Lucy V ... Here are the answers.
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.
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.
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.
Angela Bourassa, founder of LA Screenwriter and the Director of the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition, gives tips on how not to write a logline.
The ScriptXpert team is pleased to announce the considerations of the first round of the Script Search service featuring The Asylum. Please join us as we congratulate the top 5 writers in each category and wish them luck! The Asylum’s optioned screenplays will be announced January 15, 2015. Thriller 3 to 11 – Jeff...
Got a great script but still can't win screenwriting contests? Next time, "psych out" the judges! Screenwriting contest judge Staton Rabin shows you how.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! It’s a Sin! No manager or agent will represent you. No studio or producer will buy your script. You must build your brand and be consistent! You must not confuse the very smart, often Ivy League-educated people who run production companies, studios, and networks!...
By Ryan Kelley Patrick Rockwell is the most recent winner of The Writers Store’s Industry Insider Contest Featuring Roger Avary with his script, “The Recruitment.” Recently, Patrick came to Los Angeles to meet with Academy Award-winner, Roger Avary and development executives from Benderspink to discuss his future in the industry. While in L.A., we...