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Outlining And The Inner Five-Year-Old

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Two days in an empty house, one of which spent beating my head against the wall of exhaustion masking as writer's block, four colours of Sharpie, 107 index cards and a pot of goulash. That's what it took to completely[...]

Scripped, Online Screenwriting and Backups

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Some screenwriters, whether for reasons of cost or convenience, prefer online software solutions for their script work, whether Adobe Story, Celtx, or newcomer WriterDuet. However, last week the risk of those primarily online services came to public attention with the[...]

Filmmaking 101: Droning on and on

Filmmaking 101: Droning on and on
The problem with doing anything for the first time is that you don't know what you don't know. You can read books, listen to interviews and watch instructional YouTube videos all you like, but it's never going to compare with[...]

Screenwriting Competitions 2015 (February)

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I had two chances to place in the top 10% of the BlueCat screenwriting competition, one for a feature and one for a short. Sadly, neither placed, but I am swallowing the bitter pill of rejection and moving on. Plenty[...]

Mobile Apps for Writers

Mobile Apps for Writers
These days many writers rely on their mobile devices, their phones and tablets, rather than (or in addition to) more analogue stationary. Anything to get ideas down on the move with a minimum of effort and inconvenience. So I've gathered[...]

Screenwriting Back To Basics

Screenwriting Back To Basics
Last year, Scott Myers of Go Into The Story posted up a series of articles that were useful but I felt didn't get as much traction as I thought they deserved. So, for your reading pleasure, I present to you[...]

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