If you want to write a good movie, you need to give your screenplay emotional intelligence. "Chasing the Monster Idea" is a book by Stefan Mumaw in which he identifies seven questions that will help you determine whether you … [Read more...] about How To Give Your Screenplay Emotional Intelligence
Do you want to be a more productive screenwriter, without giving up quality? Here are the top tips based both on my own experience in writing more than 100 episodes of TV as well as TV movies, a feature film, and script … [Read more...] about Seven Steps to To Being A More Productive Screenwriter
A screenwriter sent me an email saying she understands the need for foreshadowing but wasn't sure how to do it. Of course when it comes to using foreshadowing in your screenplay, the specific content depends on the story but … [Read more...] about How To Use Foreshadowing In Your Screenplay
Here is a screenwriting question for you about screenplays that rewrite history. True or false? 1. The Cuban Missile Crisis was solved by the X-Men 2. Abe Lincoln was a vampire hunter 3. Jane Austen wrote about … [Read more...] about Should You Write Screenplays That Rewrite History?
When writing a script, there are lots of questions you can ask about your screenplay characters to get to know them better. Here are three questions I find useful: 1: What’s the one moment in their lives they would … [Read more...] about How To Unlock Your Screenplay Characters