by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) At some point, most every writer wishes they had a partner to help carry the load of their story. While some creators are well aware of their own inability to collaborate, others have considered trying it, but never found a willing partner or someone they trust, both with respect to creativity and... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa At the recent ScriptFest in Burbank, entertainment lawyer Larry Zerner was on hand to guide new writers through the complicated legal issues surrounding screenwriting. He had a lot of helpful insights on option agreements, steering clear of libel lawsuits, and recommended reading for screenwriters (check out his book list at the bottom). Larry... Continue Reading →
From a writing point of view, you now have teams of screenwriters working with a director. What's lost in the process is the power of that one heart, brain, gut and soul that makes something an original piece of writing.