Why You Should Design Your Own Movie Poster BEFORE You Write Your Script

Why You Should Design Your Own Movie Poster BEFORE You Write Your Script

Can creating a DIY movie poster help you write a better screenplay? As screenwriters, we put blood, sweat, and tears...
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Spoiler Alert! 10 of the Best Twist Endings in Movies (& How to Write Your Own)

Spoiler Alert! 10 of the Best Twist Endings in Movies (& How to Write Your Own)

These are definitely twist endings that no one saw coming! Is there anything better than the satisfaction that comes with...
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25 Emmy-Nominated Scripts Every Writer Should Start Reading Today

25 Emmy-Nominated Scripts Every Writer Should Start Reading Today

Download and read some of this year’s Emmy-nominated screenplays! Are you thinking of building your reading repertoire? Or maybe you...
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7 Examples of How Great Dialogue Can Reveal Character

7 Examples of How Great Dialogue Can Reveal Character

As writers, we love the characters we create and they deserve to express themselves in the most impactful ways possible....
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How to Write a Story with More Than One Protagonist

How to Write a Story with More Than One Protagonist

“Give them the same goal. Don’t make them the same person.” There are plenty of screenwriters who choose to use...
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10 Greatest Books About Screenwriting

10 Greatest Books About Screenwriting

Get your nose in these excellent (and essential) books on screenwriting! I will preface this list by saying that the...
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