Likability alone will not make your protagonist appealing. But, never fear. Staton Rabin shares specific techniques you can learn for making your heroes engaging.
We screenwriters love to write these roles because through creating them, we exorcise our own demons. Staton Rabin explores writing movie villains and antagonists.
Are you guilty of making one of the top 10 crummy excuses for why you can't sell your screenplay? Stop whining and start winning!
Don't throw away your shot! Staton Rabin shares 10 things all writers can learn from the truly 'revolutionary' career of the genius who created Broadway's HAMILTON.
What's the quickest way to become a better screenwriter, and also learn what other writers are cooking up? Become a screenwriting contest judge.
Staton Rabin's blog drilled down into the shortage of "diversity" in Hollywood movies. In Part 2, she tells you what you as a writer can do about it.
Why was there so little "diversity" in the Oscars awarded this year? Staton Rabin drills down into the diversity in Hollywood controversy, and comes up with surprising answers.
Having trouble getting your spec screenplay optioned or sold? Here's the industry's best-kept secret: The problem may be that you write like a girl!
Great Scott! Has it really been 30 years since Marty and Doc went "Back to the Future"? Time to fire up the old DeLorean again and take notes.
Like American Pharoah, you're a champ. Congrats! You've done well in a screenwriting contest. But don't stop running now! Staton Rabin gives tips for your next steps.