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The Beginning of My First TV Pilot

I was pretty bored today, so I started writing. I had an idea: a show like Californication set in college. The main character has to juggle schooling, his job, and his partying. 143 more words


Television: The New Frontier

Everyone is talking about the new Golden Age of television. With Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and the plethora of other streaming networks throwing their hats into the ring, not to mention the smaller cable networks like F/X, The CW, and AMC creating original content, now is a great time to be a TV writer. 340 more words

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What is a Logline and Why is it Important?

A logline is a one sentence, sometimes (read rarely) two sentence description of your film or television show concept. The importance of a logline is to garner interest in your project and to do it quickly. 656 more words

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Be Sure Your Spec Script Gets Read: Don’t Make These Mistakes

This is a list of five of the most common mistakes you can make when writing a spec script that will ensure your script does not make it past the reader. 761 more words

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Who Wants To Be A Television Writer?

I have a goal. My goal is to be a staff writer on a television show within the next 5 years. I intend to be a showrunner within 10 years. 628 more words

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Write Compelling Action Lines: Spec Scripts

Most screenplays and teleplays that you’ll find online are shooting scripts. Often times you’ll find that shooting script action lines might not have much gripping prose to them. 866 more words

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Star Trek - The Fearful Summons by Denny Martin Flinn (Review)

This June, we’re taking a look at some classic Star Trek movie tie-ins. Check back daily for the latest reviews and retrospectives.

One of the great things about a franchise as expansive and as well-documented as… 2,183 more words

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