How to Keep Up the Lie in Your Screenplay

In the event you’d like to write a screenplay where one of your characters lies about who they are or the state of something, you should employ certain steps to do so effectively. A lot of times, this kind of deception happens in comedy screenplays like Wedding Crashers, Ferris Buller’s Day...
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The 10 Scariest Halloween Films of All Time

It’s Halloween, 1981. Some friends and I eagerly wait in a long line at the theater for our tickets to see Halloween II. We are much too young to see the R-rated flick, but thankfully that doesn’t seem to matter to the uninterested teenager working at the box office. The...
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The TSL Spotify Horror Playlist

What better way to cap off Halloween Friday, right? Here's our afternoon Halloween playlist. This list is made up of some great Horror film scores and is bound to help make your day even creepier. Everything from Carpenter's Halloween to The Exorcist to Re-animator (one of our personal favorites).  We...
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10 Inspirational Tips for Your Morning Screenwriting

“Morning – the birth of each day’s life," as Shakespeare almost put it.  But morning can also be the death of each day’s hope, especially for writers, who often prove themselves uniquely skilled at wasting the precious first few hours of the day. Here is an inexhaustive list of 10 tips...
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