setting goals

Specificity Wins: The Key to Getting What You Want

Specific:  free from ambiguity If you’re a writer, you know that a generic character is not someone the audience will root for.  If you’re an actor, you know that vague, muddy choices do not make for compelling acting.  In all things in life, the more specific you are, the more likely...

Get Real: What’s Your Excuse?

David Garrett has written feature films for DreamWorks, Disney, Sony, Universal, and Paramount. Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! If you’ve watched the video for Robin Thicke’s monster hit Blurred Lines, then you’ve seen rapper T.I. gyrating gleefully amongst a bevy of scantily-clad models. What you might...

Balls of Steel: New Year, New You, New Script

This month at ScriptMag, we’re focusing on what you can do in the New Year to really improve yourself, both in craft and in your chances of success as a writer. Whether that means taking screenwriting classes, building your network, or learning how to meditate, everything you do has a potential...