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HBO has joined the Writing Fellowship game

If you've already met with us, you know about the "Big 7" fellowships for TV writers.  Well, now there's 8. Starting next Wednesday, March 4th, HBO is inaugurating their new HBO Writer's Fellowship when they open up for entries. Though it's not open yet, you can click here for more details.

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Career Advice, Writing Advice

Comma, you’re kidding, right? When to give your writing a break and when to not.

The importance of good grammar has become widely overlooked in today's society.  With texting and Twitter, shorthand has become the norm. And it bleeds into our emails and writings, in general.  It also leads to grammar taking a backseat to getting out information sooner rather than later. But for many, especially in the professional realm,… Continue reading Comma, you’re kidding, right? When to give your writing a break and when to not.

Scriptwriting Advice

Learn from the best: Download all the 2015 Oscar-nominated Screenplays

Quentin Tarantino often cites his greatest lessons on film came from his years working at Video Archives as he constantly watched movies. For screenwriters, there is no greater learning tool than reading other screenplays. Personally, I find benefit in reading from any screenplay.  Bad.  Good.  Pedestrian. There are lessons to be gathered from each.  But… Continue reading Learn from the best: Download all the 2015 Oscar-nominated Screenplays