4 Secrets to Success: The W.I.S.E. Method

When it comes to screenwriting, what’s going on right now in the industry is just an exaggerated version of what’s always been true when it comes to selling a script and making a career out of it. I’m not telling you anything new when I say the best chance you have of selling a...

Magic Bullet: Action Lines Part 2

Ever wonder about the best balance between dialogue and action lines? Ever wonder why it's important and how to write the most effective action lines? Well then, step right up my friend. The water's warm.

Magic Bullet: Two Big Secrets to Screenwriting Success

When Travis Beacham (Clash of the Titans, Pacific Rim) was just an aspiring writer, he and I had a conversation that will stick with me forever. He said to me “there’s no such thing as an original story – to approach writing a new script thinking you’re going to write a story that’s unique...