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.
Drew Yanno discusses the possibilities of starting your screenwriting career by adapting the little known novel.
Writer/director Kim Garland shares her tips for writing a great short film by focusing on what is unique to this form.
Shawn Tolleson challenges you to get past the frustration of pursuing entertainment careers by taking a closer look at what you can control.
Brad Johnson discusses how Deus Ex Machina can impact your script using 'Lord of the Rings' as an example.
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.
Wendy Kram explains how great screenplay writing has dialogue that is authentic and filled with subtext as opposed to exposition.
Stewart Farquhar answers what are story HOOKS and why are they important? No or Bad Hook = Weak Story = No Interest.
Clive Davies-Frayne second article about originality by saying that moral dilemmas should be the heart of screenwriting, rather than reverse-engineered rules.
WGA writer Michael Tabb illustrates and analyses the use of multiple mentor characters in a single screenplay.