If you hadn't heard, I (Angela) co-run a screenwriting competition with the wonderful Tim Schildberger of LiveRead/LA. Our joint competition is Write/LA, an international feature and pilot screenplay competition created by writers, for writers. (The Write/LA Early Deadline is tomorrow - June 5! Check it out!) One of the things we do over at Write/LA... Continue Reading →
The Oscars have come and gone, and we would like to extend our most sincere congratulations to all of the nominees. Below you'll find the official links to all of the 2019 nominees, but you need to act quickly -- these links routinely go bad within a few weeks of the Academy Awards. BONUS: Be... Continue Reading →
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 →
Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees from last night's 2018 Emmy ceremony! You can check out a full list of winners at The Hollywood Reporter. You can glimpse the fashion (if that's your thing) at The LA Times. BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, head over to the Emmys website and download all of the scripts... Continue Reading →
Back by popular demand, we have updated our free one-page writing tracker for the 2018 calendar. Download this sheet, print it out, and hang it over your desk to keep track of your writing goals and milestones all year long. Download the chart here! Here are a few ways that you can use this chart:... Continue Reading →
Several of you have asked for an updated writing tracker for 2017. We created one for 2016, and evidently people found it very useful. I had been struggling to find the time to put a new tracker together, but thankfully one of you stepped up and did the heavy lifting for us all. Thank you... Continue Reading →
The Monster's Ball script was written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos. It was nominated for an Academy Award.
by Angela Bourassa Happy almost New Year! Over the last few days, we've posted some writing resolutions to help you get motivated for 2016. Today, we want to help you act on those goals with this free writing tracker. Download the free writing tracker here. It looks like this: As you can see, every day... Continue Reading →
I still adamantly believe that no one should submit a script to Amazon Studios, but that doesn't mean that Amazon is all bad. They have a new free service that lets you create a storyboard of your entire script. I haven't tried it myself just yet, but it looks like it could be a particularly... Continue Reading →
Every once in a while I'll find a rare gem that actually helps screenwriters write better, easier, or more creatively. WriterDuet is one such service.