Screenwriting

Billy Wilder - 10 Tips For Writing Screenplays

Billy Wilder’s 10 Tips For Writing Screenplays

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we share screenwriter, Billy Wilder's 10 tips for writing screenplays. Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 – 27 March 2002) was an Austrian-born American motion-picture screenwriter, director, and producer. Wilder was 'known for films that humorously treat…
Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

Why Credible Characters Are Essential For A Convincing Screenplay

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we write about why credible characters are essential for a convincing screenplay. [This post is partly taken from our brand-new course, The Script.] Creating credible, “real” characters is a challenge to the new scriptwriter. Every genre…
Why You Should Write A Screenplay

Why You Should Write A Screenplay

Do you want to write a screenplay? This post is about the magic of screenwriting and why this may be the perfect place for writers to start. Lights! Camera! Action! [This post is an excerpt taken from our brand-new course, The Script.] Movies will always…
5 Lies New Screenwriters Tell Themselves

5 Lies New Screenwriters Tell Themselves

As bright-eyed new screenwriters who have just cracked open a shiny Apple MacBook and installed the latest version of Final Draft, you can’t wait to make your mark as a screenwriter. Reality Before Creativity You sit in your favourite coffee shop with a double almond…
Joe Eszterhas’s 10 Golden Rules of Screenwriting

Joe Eszterhas’s 10 Golden Rules of Screenwriting

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared screenwriter, Joe Eszterhas’s 10 Golden Rules of Screenwriting. Joe Eszterhas is a Hungarian-American writer. He wrote the screenplays for the films Flashdance, Jagged Edge, and Basic Instinct. He has also written several books,…
The Silver Screen - Inspiration For Short Story Writers

Silver Screen Inspiration For Short Story Writers

There is a lot of silver screen inspiration for short story writers. In this post, we talk about films that were adapted from short stories. Silver Screen Inspiration For Short Story Writers We know that writing short stories will make us better writers, but if you…
How The Top 10 Themes In Film Can Make You A Better Blogger

How The Top 10 Themes In Film Can Make You A Better Blogger

I recently came across an article on the 10 most common themes in film. The Script Lab lists these themes as staples used to underpin plots. Common themes make comments on human nature, society, existential crises, and life. They are used repeatedly in fiction because…
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