Screenwriting Goldmine founder Philip Gladwin talks emerging writers in Britain and the differences between American and UK screenwriting.
Taking over the writing helm for Sharknado 5: Global Swarming is Scotty Mullen. Cameron Chapman speaks with Scotty about going from total beginner to working screenwriter in just four short years—an inspiring story for anyone looking to break in.
Tim Long explores the narrative significance of an opening scene, sharing clips from films to demonstrate the power of a great start to a story.
Tim Long discusses the pitfalls of putting plot before character.
Tim Long discusses the importance of having an emotional core in your story.
We’re not talking about the benign insincerity you need to actually work in Hollywood... The key to that secret is good manners. Seriously.
What are your goals is the most important questions a writer can ask. Not just of their protagonist, antagonist and every single one of their supporting characters…but of themselves.
Across the street from my home (office) is a lobsterman. Yes, lobsterman… he catches lobsters and is darn good at what he does. Despite there being four feet of snow in our collective backyards, the past three days I’ve watched as he’s unloaded brand new lobster traps for the upcoming lobster...
Writer’s block—we’ve all been there. We’ve all suffered. And we’ve all been duped. What would you say if I told you writer’s block is a fiction? What would you say if I said that writer’s block was a complete fabrication foisted upon writers for decades? Would you feel duped? Would you...