Congratulations to the 2019 Write/LA Finalists!

View the original announcement on Write/LA. We are thrilled to share the eight writers who have risen to the top as our 2019 Write/LA Finalists. For their achievement, these writers will each receive written feedback from one of our illustrious Industry Insiders. This year’s Insiders include writers like Kira Snyder (The Handmaid’s Tale) and execs... Continue Reading →

Announcing the 2019 Write/LA Quarterfinalists!

After a mountain of blind reads and careful consideration, our fearless leader Tim Schildberger has selected the Top 50 scripts from this year’s competition. These writers show great dedication to their craft and passion for their subjects. Read the announcement on Write/LA. But before we get to the list, we’d like to thank EVERYONE who... Continue Reading →

Joe Penhall on the Nature of Criminality in MINDHUNTER and THE KING OF THIEVES

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Joe Penhall has been telling stories in theaters, across TV screens, and on stages for almost 20 years. His screenplay based on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron, brought him acclaim and opened up doors that would lead to his most celebrated project to date, Netflix’s Mindhunter. Penhall has returned... Continue Reading →

A Free Chart to Track Your Writing in 2019

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Every year we put together a simple, one-page writing tracker to help writers of all sorts keep their writing resolutions. This year's calendar follows the usual format -- an open block for each month where you can write down monthly goals or the books you read or the movies you watched; a... Continue Reading →

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