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50 Of The Best Screenplays To Read And Download In Every Genre

We’ve been strong advocates for the benefits of reading screenplays for a long time as it’s one of the simplest ways to learn how to write. With that …

5 Of The Best Movie Scripts To Learn From In Each Genre

As we’ve said before on this site, we believe that the one of the best tools screenwriters have at their disposal, are professional produced movie …

How To Write For TV: A Step-by-Step Guide To Starting Your Career

In this post, we’re going to show you a step-by-step guide on how to write for TV. We’re also going to dispel many of the myths and confusion …

FEMALE AS TRAITS

These lists are based on my research. While others may be coming to their own similar conclusions, I based these observations of Female AS on …

7 Top Tips to Create a Cinematic Novel

Writing a story that has all the enticing elements of a screenplay in novel form can be a challenge, but if done right it can lead to a cinematic …

25 Sites for Finding the Best Remote Jobs

May 15, 2017<p>When I was growing up, I thought “being an adult” would look something like this:<p>You hop out of bed at 5am, pack your lunch, guzzle some …

Employment

Everything You Need to Know About How to Land a Remote Job

A decade ago, I had a traditional office job working for a magazine publisher. It was a great job, no doubt. But it also came with a long—and in the …

8 Ways to Successfully Build a Brand that Won't Stop Working for You

8 Things You Can Do to Successfully Build a Brand<p>April 3, 2018<p>Making it in the business world is no easy feat when you don’t successfully build a …

BREAKING & ENTERING: 7 Writing Tools You Can’t Live Without

Barri Evins dishes up Seven Writing Tools key to cooking up a delicious story: dehydrator, blender, food processor, knife, popcorn popper, and taste …

A Screenwriter’s Guide to Aristotle’s “Poetics”

Free downloadable Go Into The Story eBook by Scott Myers.<p>Why am I smiling? Because today I’m making available to the public the <b>5th in a series of</b> …

Writing

Writing a Screenplay

Free downloadable Go Into The Story eBook by Scott Myers.<p>Why am I smiling? Because today I’m making available to the public the <b>3rd in a series of</b> …

Writing

Four Blogs That Will Improve Your Sci-Fi Screenplay

Perhaps more than any other genre, sci-fi writers can benefit from keeping up with the latest science and technology news and research, as well as …

STORY BROADS: Over 40? Eight Screenwriting Strategies to Make it Work

If you’re like Natalia Megas, you discovered the joy of screenwriting later in life. But don't worry, Natalia has eight screenwriting strategies for …

Download all of the 2017 Oscar-Nominated Screenplays

Hello Fellow Writers!<p>The Oscar Nominations have been announced and you can download all of the nominated scripts here. Congratulations to all the …

How Etsy Lies to Craft Business Owners

5 Misconceptions About Selling on Etsy (and What it Really Takes to Run a Craft Business)<p>May 8, 2017<p>Etsy lied to us. They didn’t mean to.<p>Other …

How To Become A Screenwriter In 7 Steps

To learn how to become a screenwriter, you need to do more than read screenwriting books. You need to do more than learn how to write a screenplay. …

STORY BROADS: Top 10 Writing Resolutions for 2017

Don't let another year go by without getting the words on the page. Lisa Kothari gives tips for 10 writing resolutions that'll make you more …

REEL STORY: Beating Procrastination – Stop Worrying and Start Writing

Corey Mandell shares a powerful weapon you can use to help win the war and start writing.The post REEL STORY: Beating Procrastination – Stop Worrying …

30 Things About Screenwriting

Free downloadable Go Into The Story eBook by Scott Myers.<p>Why am I smiling? Because today I’m making available to the public the <b>first in a series of</b> …

Writing

Reader Question: Will new technology cause script style to change?

<i>Will reading scripts on tablets and smart phones impact screenplay style?</i><p>Question via Twitter from Jim Snell:<p>Jim is talking about something like this:<p>…

Screenwriting

How To Pinpoint Your True Priorities

<b>I've been feeling totally scattered.</b> I have the week off of work and had been highly anticipating getting a ton of stuff done during this time. At …

Amateur Archaeologist Finds Lost Medieval City Under Field

Sometimes stories are just too good to be true. In 2001, Stuart Wilson was working as a toll booth operator with an archaeology degree when he took a …

What a Great Logline Looks Like: December 2016 Edition

The December Logline Competition results are in!. Check out these great examples of how to write a logline:<b>THE WINNER</b>Our winner is <b>Andrew Dodson</b> with …

New Year's Ebook Bargains

Today is the last official day of the holiday season, and we got one last great batch of ebook deals. These will likely be all gone by tomorrow, so …

A Great Big Guide to Wonderful Books of 2016 from 100+ Indie Presses

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

11 Websites To Find Free Audiobooks Online

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

The Truth About Success: 30 Top Creatives Who Broke In Late

Here’s to 2017So it’s (almost) a new year, so it’s time to take stock, decide what our writing strategy is, plus make meaningful goals and stick to …

Real-Life Bears and Advice From Tarantino: 7 Of The Craziest Stories From Behind The Scenes Of ‘Swiss Army Man’

The directors sit down with Eric Kohn to discuss bears, farts, singing, Sundance Labs and Quentin Tarantino.<p>“Swiss Army Man” opens in limited release …

7 Genius Ways to Fund Your Creative Side Hustle

September 14, 2016<p>You have the ideas, you have the motivation–but the money isn’t all there yet. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to fund your …