A story that grabs readers' attention must have a striking beginning and great plot. Paula Landry examines story through the lens of the movie, ELF, starring Will Farrell.
What is the Stowe Story Labs? Shoshana Rosenbaum describes her firsthand experience, answering Is it a worthwhile experience for screenwriters and filmmakers?
Tim Long discusses the importance of having an emotional core in your story.
Michael Lee tells you how to improve your visual storytelling through the careful use of ALL CAPS in screenwriting.
Every writer yearns to be in The Flow: that illusive sweet spot where words flow effortlessly. Barri Evins helps you find it by using focus, tone, and story’s essential elements.
The key to becoming a sought-after screenwriter? Great storytelling. A screenplay is a simple story complexly told. The richness is in the execution.
Do you have what it takes to succeed in your screenwriting career? More than determination, ambition, or talent, it takes 4 Wheel Drive to truly propel your writing career. Drive baby, drive!
Susan Kouguell examines the use of gimmicks in screenwriting with some insights about the film '52 Tuesdays'.
With June now safely behind us, the 2013-2014 school year is officially over. It’s summertime! When I was younger that meant 75 days of uninterrupted fun. That’s just how we roll in the United States: you are either in-school learnin’ or you are out-of-school playin’. We carry those impressions into adulthood....