- December 31, 2016
We all do our best as writers when we get into a rhythm, but during the holiday season that…
- December 28, 2011
If you’re a writer, at some point you’ve probably heard yourself say some version of the following sentence…
- December 17, 2011
What do most of Robert Altman’s films, and screenplays like Crash and The Tree of Life have in common?
- November 5, 2011
- October 27, 2011
It’s a constant fear among young writers: finally coming up with that million dollar idea, only to have it…
- October 19, 2011
What do Blue Valentine, Memento, and Sophie’s Choice have in common? They’re all chock full of flashbacks.
- October 10, 2011
While that will definitely keep you out of trouble, it probably won’t bring out your best writing either.
- October 5, 2011
As any screenwriting teacher will tell you, flashbacks almost always mean big trouble for young writers.
- September 29, 2011
I’ll be analyzing one of the so called “rules” of screenwriting, and exploring both why they exist, and how…