3 Things You Can Do to Make Your Good Comedy Script Better

3 Things You Can Do to Make Your Good Comedy Script Better

Oh no...the dreaded "meh" script! It’s Friday night and you are at your computer, contemplating whether you should jump out...
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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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6 Secrets to Nailing Your Netflix Pitch

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Next Deadline: August 5th, 2021
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Script2Comic Contest

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Next Deadline: August 5th, 2021
Final Deadline: August 5th, 2021

TSL Free Screenplay Contest

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Final Deadline: July 31st, 2021

Fresh Blood Selects

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Next Deadline: August 15th, 2021
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ScreenCraft TV Pilot Script Competition

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Next Deadline: August 31st, 2021
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Nickelodeon Writing Program

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