Prepping for a New Story

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) 2018 has only a few weeks left, and many writers will be making resolutions around their work come January 1. That may include completing a new script in 2019. While this is a worthy goal, more than one writer will abandon their new story before January has come to an end, perhaps... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the 2018 Write/LA Finalists!

Over the weekend, Write/LA -- the annual screenwriting competition that we co-launched this year with LiveRead/LA -- proudly announced the eight writers / writing teams who have reached the finals of our inaugural competition! Check out the official announcement on the Write/LA website. Congratulations to these wonderful writers who will each receive written feedback on... Continue Reading →

3 Burdens that Characters Must Bear

Minor spoilers for Widows, Boy Erased, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Front Runner, First Man, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, and Creed II. by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Fleshing out characters can be a complex and tedious task. Deciding what details open up the character for the audience and what's simply minutiae takes maturity that usually only comes with practice... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the 2018 Write/LA Semifinalists!

The 2018 Write/LA semifinalists were announced yesterday on our partner site, Write/LA. We couldn't be more excited for these creative and hard-working writers. Congratulations, semifinalists! We’re excited to announce the eight finalists on December 1. The 2018 Write/LA Semifinalists Nick Alverson  –  Strength Ryan Braund  –  Screenplay.exe Michi Broman  –  Palm Beach Arcade Natalie DeJohn & Chandra... Continue Reading →

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