Career Advice, Scriptwriting Advice, Writing Advice

How to Make Your Script POP (Using Characters and Story World)

Michael Ferris writes a great article on the importance of standing out.  Making that impression.  Most scripts never touch the yearning recall of agents and execs.  We would refer back to the "experience" we felt the first time we read Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense, Bass' Manhattan Ghost Story, Lynch's Ronnie Rocket or Niccol's original draft… Continue reading How to Make Your Script POP (Using Characters and Story World)

Writing Competitions

Industry Insider Television Writing Contest

This more recent competition works in a very similar fashion to the network and studio apprenticeship programs.  Only with advantages for all of you TV writers out there. The advantages here are that you get something out of it at every stage you progress.  Heck, you even get a free TV Pilot Kit before even… Continue reading Industry Insider Television Writing Contest

Game Writing Advice

Best MOD example in recent memory for all the Video Game Writers

If you've had a meeting with me and expressed any interest in video game writing, you know the importance of MODs.  If you want your creativeness to be showcased for companies, modding is it. Every big game gives you free access to it.  Valve's Source Engine has been the instigator of nearly every game developed… Continue reading Best MOD example in recent memory for all the Video Game Writers