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Download FREE Webinar ‘How to Write a Screenplay’

Get your copy of How to Write a Screenplay, presented by our Editor, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, on her personal process of writing draft one as our gift to you! The filmmaking industry has a certain expectation of how a script for a movie is written. In our free How to Write a Screenplay webinar,...

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Behind the Lines with DR: Swear I Didn’t Do It

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...

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Balls of Steel: How Far Will You Go?

Success. We dream about it. We lust for it. We wake in the wee hours before our day jobs, as well as burn the midnight oil, to find time to write. Some days, the amount of hours we clock seem endless, but we keep putting ink on paper, believing in our destiny to be...

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Screenwriting Webinar of the Week: Myth of the 3-Act Structure

The Myth of the 3-Act Structure: Why Am I Lost in the Second Act? At a Glance This webinar includes a free 20 minute one-on-one consultation. You’ll also have your questions answered by Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger! Stop imposing rigid formulas from the outside, and learn how to grow your screenplay organically, from character,...

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Ask the Expert: Writing Screenplays vs Books

Question: “What are the main differences/similarities between writing a screenplay and a book?” Answer: Having spent 20 years writing plays, TV pilots, that old thing now similar in popularity to the LP called a Movie of the Week (we used to call them MOWs), and then 15 years of writing screenplays, I just completed...