Here is a list of points to consider when writing a low-budget script. This is definitely not all of them and I’ll try to hit more points over time.
Writing a Video Game Script – Write the Game
Writing a video game script is very different to writing a movie script or a novel. Firstly you have to contend with different choices taking you through different routes, and secondly you have to deal with the limitations of game programming.
Basic Structure for a Three Act Movie Screenplay
Three act movie screenplays are the most popular structure of screenplays written today. So, the good news is that you need not write something as complex as the structure of a five-act
Who Wants to Be a Screenwriter?
Do you love the idea of writing a screenplay? Being a screenwriter requires dedication and perseverance. Learn if the art of screenwriting is right for you.
Reasons Why Shakespeare is Called “The Bard”
William Shakespeare is also referred to as ‘The Bard’. The term bard originally meant a friend who likes writing poems indeed Shakespeare gained many friends through his plays
Screenwriter’s Guide: Concept and Logline
So you finally have representation, you’ve got your ear to the pavement and you know what’s selling and what studios are looking for. So what’s next?
Scriptwriting: The Five Key Points of Story Structure
One thing is true of all stories. They all have a beginning, middle and end. Film scripts typically run from 100 to 120 pages with each page representing about a minute of screen time
How to Go to Sitcom Heaven
Creating a saleable sitcom is rather like creating a decent meal. Assemble the correct ingredients and there’s a good chance of some tasty fare.
6 Steps to a Good Low-Budget Movie Script
Give the character some depth. He or she is a human being you are creating. They have a past, dreams, failures and successes just like every real person does. This all needs to be fabricated but credible
Why Authors Should Care About Copyright
Authors’ works are habitually plagiarized, infringed upon and otherwise exploited without their permission and without fair compensation. Just as frequently, authors who are ignorant of their rights are taken advantage of by unscrupulous publishers. Consider these real examples
Titles that Talk: How to Create a Title for Your Article or Manuscript
The first words of a manuscript that catch the editorial eye are those of the title. Anytime you submit a manuscript or article, you should make your title strong and attractive. A compelling title is more likely to prompt an editor to start reading the opening paragraph.
10 Techniques to Write Your Screenplay Faster
Often screenwriters get stuck with the dreaded writer’s block. The truth is writer’s block doesn’t exist. It is an imaginary barrier created by a tired, disorganized thought-process. Consider these top ten tips on how to write a screenplay faster.
Beginning Screenwriting – Commit and Start Writing!
A lot of people have a desire to write but just don’t know where to begin. There are often unhelpful thoughts, ideas and feelings that plague us when we want to start a new regime
How to Pitch Your Story Idea or Script to Hollywood
Have a completed script or story idea you’d like to pitch? The best method is by calling the producers production office.
Screenwriting with Impact: 6 Tips for Vastly Improving Your Scripts
The screenplay you’ve pounded out on your trusty word processor is finished at last! Here are 6 ways you can improve it immediately.
The Crossroads Between the Arts of Writing and Traveling
In Alain de Botton’s book, The Art of Travel, he distinguishes between the anticipation and recollection of travel versus the reality of actually traveling.
8 Tips for Budding and Wannabe Movie Critics
So you want to be a movie critic — who doesn’t? It’s a fun job to have. But first, you should consider actually being good at criticism.
The Genesis of Boomer Literature: A Brief History
Why is there the expectation that boomer lit will become a major genre? This is a simple matter of demographics. The same generation that made the success of YA lit will be responsible for the success of boomer lit. In that sense, boomer lit or BB novels are a true
10 Reasons Why Your Script Got Rejected
Whether it’s a contest, an agency or management company, a production company or even a studio, one thing is the same all over; there’s too many damn scripts.