Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense. But is he being misunderstood by critics and writers? Take a closer look at what he really said about the famous ticking bomb.
Jenna Avery interviews writer Scott Myers on the ins and outs of the sci-fi spec market, including budget, world-building, and existential questions.
Love of community can be the plot or sub-plot; it can be the driver of a character’s actions or it can be the background against which your story is played.
Michael Lee answers the question what can screenwriters learn from video games and video game design? Are the industries really too different from one another?
Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan explain how artists make interesting, conflicted, dramatic characters for your stories as they create their art against challenges both internal and external.
The statistics on gender inequality in Hollywood films have an impact on youth all over the world. Julie Gray challenges screenwriters to make a difference.
Lift your script to next level. Hester Schell offers advice on table reads, basic differences between table reads and staged readings and where to find actors.
In "Studio Script Notes," Brian Caldirola humorously envisions the kinds of notes film executives could have (or maybe even did) given to some of cinema's masterpieces and/or most famous movies.
In this installment of YOUR TV GUIDE, TV writer/producer Tawnya Bhattacharya discusses the many facets of a good Why Now for your TV pilot.
Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan discuss how to put the love of death and destruction into your stories and characters for more drama.