Screenwriting Book and DVD Reviews

Screenwriting Books are written about the craft of screenwriting. While there are in fact many different screenwriting books available and most contain similar information, specific books often resonate more than others depending on both the author and reader. This is what makes reading screenwriting books so beneficial to both new and veteran screenwriters. It’s beneficial to view screenwriting books as simply pieces of the overall screenwriting puzzle. There will be elements you like and some you, won’t but as is usually the case, you will learn a little more about the craft of screenwriting with each book you read.

Monday Morning Editor’s Picks: Must-Have Screenwriting Books

I’ve shared in a previous Editor’s Picks post my favorite screenwriting books. Now I want to explore ones my friends have recommended to me. Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting – No one knows the writer’s Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman.  Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Butch...

Monday Morning Editor’s Picks: Tools for TV Writing

While I am predominantly focused on writing feature films, I have indeed had experience in TV writing on a show that was in development in the UK… that never got picked up. But during that process, I got to work with incredible people all over the world and wrote an episode of the...

Monday Morning Editor’s Picks: Story Inspiration

Every writer needs inspiration. I’m known for getting mine as a voyeur at my Panera office. However it is you get inspired, there are tools that can help you organize your ideas and keep them at your fingertips for easy reference. 1. Inspiration Software: Inspiration makes it easy to create webs, idea...