Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Golden Pitch Festival is Almost Here!

Tickets will be going on sale soon for the greatest pitch fest in 2011: The Golden Pitch Festival, held at the 2011 Screenwriting Expo. No other gathering exposes you to more A-list companies, agencies, and management companies. These are the … Continue reading

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Have a screenplay to rewrite: 21 steps to a professional rewrite

The more effective your rewrite strategies, the better your script will be. In this two hour teleseminar, presented by Hal Croasmun from ScreenWritingU, learn 21 strategies to make sure your next rewrite will be your best so far. “It’s the … Continue reading

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Why your mind is your greatest writing asset

Do you want to stand out from other writers?  Do you want to write original stories or scripts? Do you want to engage your audience? To entertain them? To have fans? Well, you can achieve all of this, if you … Continue reading

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How to guarantee your story will be a winner

Every writer wants to write a great story.  They want to write a winner – maybe a story that launches a blockbuster movie. Well, here is a fun take on how to do just that – from Kurt Vonnegut – … Continue reading

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What every writer can learn from this famous author (hint: she wrote children’s books)

In general I don’t read biographies.  However I recently saw, for the second time, the delightful movie based on the life of children’s author Beatrix Potter. Miss Potter (2006).  Stars include the brilliant Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor and Emily Watson. … Continue reading

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