For the past few years, all of my spare time has been focused on screenwriting with my writing partner, Jess. Prior to this partnership, I had always wanted to be a novelist, an aspiration that goes way back to my preteen years. 376 more words
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I started work on the new centaur-centric screenplay today. I only got as far as one short scene because I was at a coffee shop during my writing time and the battery on my computer didn’t have much life left. 240 more words
Susannah Grant is set to receive the WGA West’s 2017 Paul Selvin Award for her Emmy-nominated Confirmation script. The award named for the guild’s late longtime general counsel is being presented for a work that “best embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties that are indispensable to the survival of free writers everywhere.” 186 more words
New screenwriters will often ask if they have to follow “the rules.” The short answer is, “Yes.” Why? Keep reading.
There are some great scripts that break “the rules.” But there are many, many, many terrible scripts that break “the rules,” and it’s easier to understand why the rules exist by watching some of these terrible movies (and TV shows). 1,277 more words