Screenplays unfold from beginning to end without breaks. Readers do not have the time to stop reading to consult any supplemental material.
Ray Morton remembers the late Sir Peter Shaffer, sharing how his approach to writing can inspire writers of all mediums.
Since so many of you are currently toiling in supernatural or fantasy films, Ray Morton offers a few tips for crafting better cinefantastique.
Ray Morton explains what's wrong with 'Batman v Superman.' If you’re going to write a great movie, you need to be brave and choose subject matter you're passionate about.
You’ve worked on your script for months or maybe even years, and you finally label your script done. Ray Morton answers, "So what do you do now?"
Script reader Ray Morton discusses the challenges of attaching actors to scripts with film industry executive Christopher Lockhart who shares practical reasons why an actor may choose a particular role.
Professional script reader Ray Morton details what a script consultant does for a writer and what a writer should never expect from a consultant. Learn the down-low of hiring a reader.
For screenwriters, the dawning of 2016 is a chance to finally get started on that script you’ve been meaning to write for a long time; to return to that project you shelved a while back; to learn some new skills; and to try some new things.
Based on Ray Morton's observations in and around the screenwriting business, he's identified ten things a spec script must do in order to be successful.