Let’s face it. Many aspiring screenwriters have a 9 to 5 and only little time to dedicate to writing a script. So how do you write a script while you also deal with work, raising a family, chores, and anything else that’s on your weekly calendar? The good news is, with only a few […]
How To Write A Comedy Short Film
Comedy is a genre that is always sought after in Hollywood. It’s also a great genre if you’d like to shoot a short film that can totally steal the show at a festival. So how do you write an award-winning comedy short film? 1. Keep It Simple When it comes to short films and comedy, […]
What Is Co-Writing And How Do You Co-Write a Script?
Co-writing a script with someone may not be everyone’s cup of tea, however, in some cases, magic happens, and it becomes a whole tea kettle. If you’ve ever considered co-writing a screenplay with someone, this article is for you! In my career, I have co-written a couple of screenplays and everything that is in this […]
What Is Ghostwriting? How Do You Get Ghostwriting Jobs?
No matter if you’re new to Hollywood or have been in this industry for a while, you probably heard of the term “ghostwriter.” You might even have been approached to ghostwrite a story or have hired a ghostwriter yourself (or considered doing so). In general, ghostwriting is any writing you do without credit. Ghostwriting is […]
Linear vs. Non Linear Storylines in Screenwriting
You might have heard of the terms linear storyline and non linear storyline or this might be something that sounds totally new to you. Either way, it can be a great tool for writers to learn more about linear versus non linear storytelling and how to take advantage of both. In short, a non linear […]
What’s The Difference Between Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay?
You most likely know that there are different types of screenplays in the movie industry. In the past few years, one specific screenplay has become more and more popular: the adapted screenplay. But what exactly is an adaptation when compared to an original screenplay and how do you write each? The original screenplay is a […]