August 20, 2015
Tangerine is a brilliant illustration of just how little you need to actually succeed as a screenwriter or a…
March 4, 2015
Sometimes, even a flawed script can give you tremendous insights as a writer, not only as to what makes…
November 20, 2014
Oftentimes, in early drafts, we’re so concerned with what happens in our story (the plot) that we end up…
January 4, 2014
Just about every screenwriting teacher since Joseph Campbell has talked about the vital importance of creating archetypal characters in…
December 18, 2013
Anyone who’s ever taken a class or read a book about how to write a screenplay has heard more…
December 11, 2013
All writers, at some point in their careers, have found themselves feeling disconnected from their characters.
September 26, 2013
Is Your Screenplay Ready For a Star? By Jacob Krueger Everybody knows that if you want to get your...
March 31, 2013
If you’ve ever been part of a writing class, you’ve probably had the dangers of cliché burned into your…
November 15, 2012
In musicals, it’s easy to connect with a character’s wish-song, because they tend to sing it right at us.