Our good friend Ken Aguado has put together a handy new guide for screenwriters who have their sights set on adaptation but have no idea how to actually go about acquiring the rights to their favorite IP. Based On: A Non-Lawyer’s Guide to Acquiring Film and Televisions Rights from Everywhere, is available on Smashwords for... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode of the podcast I talk with Ex-British Elite Special Forces operative, Duncan Falconer, about how he was able to get his action novel turned into the feature film, Stratton. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Write what you know. That's the old adage that every writer has heard a thousand times. But what does it really mean? Does it mean that your main character should be a version of yourself? No. It means that the best stories are the ones that feel authentic. If you have... Continue Reading →
Oh it is only a novel... In short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.