by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with screenwriter Jared Frieder about how his AIDS comedy, Three Months, got his screenwriting career going. The script won numerous awards and ultimately helped him get his first manager and his first paid job as a screenwriter. You can listen to the audio... Continue Reading →
by Fin Wheeler Screenplays aren’t static, they’re a fluid thing. They change from draft to draft. An ability to rewrite and to listen to, take, and incorporate feedback is what separates professional screenwriters from the rest. In an interview, Joss Whedon was asked about feedback and whether a screenwriter should change things just because the... Continue Reading →
If you're looking for ways to amp up your writing this year, familiarize yourself with the 2014 Black List Writing Calendar. The calendar is just that: a monthly calendar on which you can mark off every day that you write or how many pages you write each day -- whatever helps you be more productive.... Continue Reading →
This article sheds some light on the infamous Black List, an annual list of the best unproduced scripts floating around Hollywood. No tips for actually getting on the elusive list, but an interesting read nonetheless.