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What I Learned About Screenwriting From My Composer

Produced playwright and fiction author Persephone Vandegrift applies her experience of working on a soundtrack to her film to developing a screenplay.

What Bad Science Fiction Can Teach Us About Writing Screenplay Description

Screenwriter Chip Street offers some great advice on how less is more when it comes to writing screenplay description.

The 7 Mistakes Rookie Screenwriters Make

Producer, author and creator of the Raindance Film Festival Elliot Grove offers some great advice for newbie scriptwriters.

4 Ways to Unlock Your Screenwriting Potential

Writer and filmmaker Dan Black discusses various ways to improve your screenwriting.

This Scene Sucks: Screenwriting Mistakes to Avoid

Award-winning filmmaker and comedy writer Timothy Cooper highlights some of the common mistakes to avoid when writing screenplays.

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Screenplay

Freelance writer and script reader Nicole Url offers some practical advice on how to avoid making common mistakes in your screenplay.

Screenwriting Tips To Take Your Script To The Next Level

Author and scriptwriter Lia London offers some great tips on improving your stageplay or screenplay.

Hope Changes Everything

Actor and short filmmaker John Montana offers some advice on how to manage your career and expectations.

The Big 7 Differences Between Writing Novels & Screenplays

Former Hollywood Lit Manager Michael Ferris explains the key differences between writing novels and screenplays.

Eight Writer Archetypes: Which One Are You?

Author and blogger Erik Deckers delves into the mind of a writer.

How To Write A Professional Screenplay: Tips From the Chair of the UCLA Screenwriting Program

Sound advice on the Dos and Don'ts of script writing by longtime Chair of the UCLA Graduate Screenwriting Program Richard Walter.

Is Your Movie Script Ready for the Marketplace?

Script consultant Donie Nelson gives practical advice on preparing your script for submission.

The 11 Laws of Great Storytelling For the Movies

Professor, screenwriter and script consultant Jeffrey Hirschberg reveals the key elements of writing an engaging screenplay.

Writing With Passion – Without It, Forget It

Screenwriter, author and script coach Christopher Keane makes you think twice about writing anything if your heart isn't in it.

Creative Writing: An Accident Waiting To Happen

Produced screenwriter Dan Bronzite explains how listening to your inner voice and going with the flow can help you write a better screenplay.

22 Ways to Learn & Improve Your Screenwriting

Writer, producer and author Hal Croasmun gives you some great tips to improve your writing and get your script sold.

Before You Leap: What To Do With The First Draft Of Your Script

Writer and script consultant Ray Morton offers some practical advice on what to do with the first draft of your screenplay.

Movie Storytelling & Free-Form Screenwriting

The pros and cons of free-form cinematic storytelling and adhering to the rules when writing your screenplay.

Screenwriting Habits: The Short Attention Span Screenwriter

Screenwriter & Teacher D.B. Gilles gets to grips with our screewriting habits.

Breaking the Screenwriting Rules: Advice From Renowned UCLA Instructor

Renowned UCLA Instructor Howard Suber forces us to question formulaic screenwriting.

How To Conquer Writer's Block

Steven Barnes delves into every writer's nightmare - the dreaded Writer's Block.

How To Get Your Script A Date With Fame

Script consultant tips comparing the dating game to the world of screenwriting.

Can You Really Teach Screenwriting?

Professor Richard Walter tackles the controversial question of whether or not you can teach the craft of script writing.

Scriptwriting For Beginners: Learning The Basics Of Screenwriting

Produced screenwriter Danek S. Kaus shares some insightful tips that every new scriptwriter should consider when working on their first screenplay.

Writing The Third Act: Resolving Your Plot With The Climax

Dana Dorrity, assistant Professor of Communications and Media Arts at Dutchess Community College, gives some great advice on how to create a satisfying ending.

The Third Act: Make Me Climax & Leave Me Satisfied

A fun take on the parallels between sex and writing your third act.

The Struggles Of The Screenwriter: Nobody Said It Would Be Easy

Practical screenwriting advice from an industry pro to help you get your script on track.

Writing With A Partner

Dana Dorrity, assistant Professor of Communications and Media Arts at Dutchess Community College, shares her experience with collaborative screenwriting.

The Agony of Short-Film Writing

Screenwriter Persephone Vandegrift gives some practical advice on how to write a short film.

Fact, Film and Fiction

Hollywood screenwriter, psychotherapist and author Dennis Palumbo explains the importance of grounding your fiction writing in reality.

In Your Head Or On The Page?

Screenwriter, script consultant and author William Akers discusses the importance of getting your vision onto the page.

A Way Out of Writer’s Block

Writer/director and teacher Elad Fichman dicusses the many causes of writer's block and suggests possible solutions to overcome this common creative obstacle.

How to Make Your Script POP

Former Hollywood Lit Manager Michael Ferris discusses the key factors that can take your script to the next level.

Don't Withhold; Reveal, and Complicate

Screenwriter, teacher and script consultant Erik Bork discusses the importance of garnering audience identification with your characters.

Writing Screenplay Description With Your Own Personal Style & Voice

Screenwriter Chip Street offers some great advice on how to find your own voice when writing screenplays.

Writers Rehab: Hope For Writer's Block

Author, teacher and script consultant D.B. Gilles discusses the 12 Steps Of Conquering Writer's Block from his new book Writers Rehab.

How To Behave Like A Screenwriter: Seven Secrets To Better Stories

Produced screenwriter and teacher Jim Jennewein offers some great advice on how to improve your screenwriting.

Screenwriters Need Time To Fail And Write Badly...

Screenwriter Mark Sanderson offers some excellent advice both for newbies starting out in the script writing "game" and old hats who may just need a little perspective.

Show Don’t Tell: When To Break The Rules Of Screenwriting

Award-winning screenwriter, director and professional writing coach Jacob Krueger discusses when to break the rules of screenwriting.

Citizen Screenwriter

Screenwriter, author and teacher Charles Deemer discusses the screenwriter's social responsibility within the "Real World".

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