Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell lists ten rules for giving and receiving script notes.
By Danny Manus Screenwriting and novel writing are very different worlds, and it is not an easy task to go from one to the other. And while writing the book might be the key to selling your feature, writing your script LIKE a book, will probably get your project thrown in the pass pile....
I’m a big Michael Douglas fan. Have been since I was a boy and he was playing Karl Malden’s sidekick in The Streets of San Francisco. So I thought it was pretty cool when my agent asked if I’d be interested in writing a movie for his company. At the time, Michael Douglas was...
To really push this script up the hill, we needed a stronger lead. So today, I sat down with colored index cards and spread them around my gigantic dining room table. No one is allowed to eat until I’m done. Social services will be here any minute, I’m sure.
Jeff York has only been writing screenplays since 2008, but has already had some striking success. Now, Jeff adds a ScriptXpert Jackpot win to his resume, for The Love Seat.
Let's be plain: Writing, revising, refining, polishing, re-revising your screenplay is an often arduous process. Keeping your eye on the prize -- and Jeanne Veillette Bowerman's 10 tips -- can help you focus.
A TV writer's job is NOT to dream up the best stories possible. It's to dream up the best stories possible within the creative and practical confines of the show.