This article originally appeared on Write/LA. It is reprinted here with permission. by Tim Schildberger (@LiveReadLA) Live reads are an incredibly important part of the writing process – and an incredibly underused resource. Let’s be clear – hearing a robot voice on your screenwriting software is not an effective live read. Getting your spouse, your cousin, and... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) For many people, this week is about endings and new beginnings. The long days of summer are over and it’s time to go back to school. Institutions of education have long been settings of interest to writers. They work as controlled, confined metaphors for the rest of life in “the real world.”... Continue Reading →
by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) Before you pay some script consultant (including me) a bunch of money to read your latest spec script and give you notes... and before you take that sexy new writing class at the school of professional studies of your choice (Write an Oscar-winning Screenplay in 8 days!)... and before you buy... Continue Reading →
That's one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing's real, it just lives.
Jeanne Veillette Bowerman has written a new article for Script Magazine regarding the pros and cons of film school.