Erik Bork

Monday Morning Editor Picks: On Demand Screenwriting Webinars

With most of us having day jobs, limited access to in-person screenwriting classes, and the need to learn on-the-go, On Demand screenwriting webinars are an incredible resource. Yes, I have used them myself, long before I taught them. What I love about recorded webinars is the ability to access them immediately....

Tips for Identifying the Right Genre

by Erik Bork Blake Snyder’s ten “genres” and fifty “subgenres” in his Save the Cat books are my single favorite tool for screenwriters.  I have long believed that studying this system of story types, and making sure each script you write clearly fits within one of them, is one of the...

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 Picks: Screenwriting Webinars

Every Wednesday The Writers Store offers live screenwriting webinars. They’re a great way to learn from the comfort of your own home. Often times, they include some sort of critique, for example, feedback on a logline or perhaps the first 5 pages of a script. Check each webinar individually to see...

Screenwriting Webinar with Writer & Producer of HBO’s Band of Brothers

I’ll be teaching a 90-minute webinar for The Writers Store on “Creating Original Series Ideas and Writing Spec Pilots.”  You can listen live on your computer. This class will encapsulate all the key things I’ve learned in my years developing both half-hour and one-hour series ideas to pitch to my agents, producers, and studio...