by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Laura Eason is an Emmy nominated writer who spent four seasons on Netflix's juggernaut House of Cards. She began her career in theater and has written over twenty produced plays. Now, Laura is moving into features with her debut, Here and Now, which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and... Continue Reading →
by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) If you want to make a living as a screenwriter, stop what you're doing ... and start writing plays! Sounds silly, huh? After all, why would you sidetrack your screenwriting career by writing for the stage when it pays, basically, nothing? And when most Americans go to a play about every...... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode I talk with playwright/screenwriter Alecky Blythe about how her film, London Road, went from the London stage to the silver screen. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOI6u2fdOFE&w=640&h=360] You can also read a... Continue Reading →
When you start a play and you type 'Act one, scene one,' your writing is every bit as good as Arthur Miller or Eugene O'Neill or anyone. It's that fifth word where amateurs start to go wrong.