Read This If Writing is Burning You Out

Read This If Writing is Burning You Out

Burnout is common -- and so is not dealing with it. It wasn’t a nervous breakdown. It wasn’t a mid-life...
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10 Horror Scripts That are Scarier Than the Movie

10 Horror Scripts That are Scarier Than the Movie

Forget jump scares and loud and sudden noises. These stories are even more terrifying off-screen. Who doesn't love a good...
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This One Aaron Sorkin Quote Taught Me Everything I Need to Know About Characterization

This One Aaron Sorkin Quote Taught Me Everything I Need to Know About Characterization

No matter how interesting your story is, it won’t matter if audiences can’t connect with the characters.   Characters are the...
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10 Stories of How Famous Screenwriters Broke In

10 Stories of How Famous Screenwriters Broke In

Find out how the big guns got their big feet in that tiny door. Most of us have probably gone...
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The Most Cringeworthy Movie Moments & How to Avoid Them in Your Script

The Most Cringeworthy Movie Moments & How to Avoid Them in Your Script

What makes these scenes so cringy? There have been many moments in cinema that are toe-curlingly cringy, but do we...
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4 Clues That You Have No Idea Who Your Character Is

4 Clues That You Have No Idea Who Your Character Is

How well do you know your characters really? There’s not a single story that can exist without characters. Characters are the...
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Outstanding Screenplays TV Pilot Competition

Outstanding Screenplays

 

Next Deadline:September 16th, 2021
Final Deadline:September 16th, 2021

Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Big Apple Film Festival

 

Next Deadline:September 17th, 2021
Final Deadline:September 17th, 2021

WeScreenplay TV Contest

WeScreenplay

 

Next Deadline:Closed
Final Deadline:September 15th, 2021

Diverse Voices

WeScreenplay

 

Next Deadline:October 15th, 2021
Final Deadline:October 15th, 2021

Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

 

Next Deadline:September 16th, 2021
Final Deadline:December 9th, 2021

ScreenCraft TV Pilot Script Competition

ScreenCraft

 

Next Deadline:September 30th, 2021
Final Deadline:September 30th, 2021