Screenplay Companion: A Workbook for Screenwriters 5th Edition

WRITERS READY TO WRITE! Here's SCREENPLAY COMPANION "A Workbook for Screenwriters" Updated 5th Ed. Do you know your story? How about your Characters? Do you know their motivations, their character arc? What about your plot, your story structure, and theme? SCREENPLAY COMPANION is a WORKBOOK for Screenwriters, Playwrights, and Novelists that will help solve those issues and more. It's designed to BREAK STORY and build up your story idea -- to a completed Screenplay, Novel or Play. Screenplay Companion features Tabbed Sections for your WRITING SCHEDULE, JOURNAL, STORY, CHARACTERS, RESEARCH, STORY RULES, THE HOOK, THE OBSTACLES, ACTs 1, 2, & 3 STORY-BOARD using Post-its® Notes and more. No writer's block here, you can work on any section of this workbook. You can use SCREENPLAY COMPANION in conjunction with any HOW-TO-WRITE book on the market today. Because Screenplay Companion is a workbook, you keep all of your notes, all of your thoughts, your ideas, your research and other aspects of your project in one book. No more writing on pieces of paper. Work on your project anywhere at any time.

Writing a Treatment - How to Write a Treatment For a Hollywood Screenplay

When you are preparing to write a screenplay or even preparing to do a major rewrite, it is very helpful to create a blueprint or treatment of what you are going to write prior to actually writing or rewriting it. This is what a treatment is used for. A treatment will help you layout the direction of the entire screenplay and work out some of the kinks before jumping into the whole thing.....Read whole article

Video: SCREENWRITING TIPS: How To Get An AGENT

But with so many writers howling for agents' attention, how do you stand out from the crowd, and get a top representative to even read your screenplay? Find out how in this video.......Watch Full Video Here

Screenwriting Your Way To Hollywood

While Hollywood screenwriters have their own success stories, they also share strong work ethics and know how to foster vital business connections. This article examines how current Hollywood screenwriters learned from their predecessors’ habits and how they jumpstarted their writing careers....... Read Full Article Here

Selling Your Screenplay

Before you begin selling your screenplay to Hollywood, it is best for you to know your screenplays market. Knowing which genre your screenplay falls into is a good place to start. As a screenwriter, you need to have a clear vision of your screenplay before you can present it to literary agents and producers....... Read Full Article Here

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Making Money Selling on Amazon

Using the Internet as a way to make money is becoming much more common. There are several different types of sites that can yield profit for those wishing to make online sales. Making money selling on Amazon can be easy by following just a few simple hints.....Read whole article

Promoting Your Blog Using The Social And Bookmark Networks

Sometimes you come up with a great blog story. You know it will drive you a lot of traffic but you have a problem. None knows about your great blog post. In order to get maximum attention you need to spread the word around. This is where the social / bookmark networks come handy......Read More Here

Tips On Selecting A Film School

Filmmaking is not only an interesting, enjoyable and fulfilling career but very lucrative as well. Unfortunately, realizing the big Hollywood dream entails hard work, commitment and great amount of skill, right attitude, guts and some luck, too. While it is true that you're not in full control of your fate, the initial steps toward being a successful filmmaker depend on you....Read whole article

Unproduced Screenplays Previews

Lair of the Red Wolves

Remnants of the old Soviet penal colony menace an American family sent to manage Russia's new resort hotel in Siberia.....Read whole preview

Unproduced Screenplays Short Screenplay Opener

The Pixie Detective

A little girl detective wannabe finds something quite unusual about her black cat when she stumbles on an illegal operation at the shipyard across the meadows from her house.....Read The Opener Here

Making the Most Out of Social Networking Websites

Do you belong to an online social networking website? With their recent rise in popularity there is a good chance that you do. However, it is one thing to be a community member and another to actually participate in online discussions, as well as the many other network features. That is why it is advised that you learn how to make the most out of your social networking experience....Read whole article

Special Feature: How to Gauge Your Screenplay's Budget While Writing It

This is a common misconception that screenwriters have when it comes to the business side of things. Many will also say that screenwriters shouldn't write with a budget in mind. Yet knowing the general budget range of your screenplay is vital to your eventual campaign to get it read by those that can purchase it and get it made...Read whole article

Why You Need a Web site for Your Self Published Books

Written by Larry A. Jaggard

Have a self published book? Why you need a web site
For self publishers promoting their self published book or books, the fastest and least expensive way to advertise is through your own web site and not only that but you can make money as well with your site...Read whole article

The Fundamental Questions to Ask About Your Screenplay

We can all agree that a great screenplay is the foundation of a great film. And I don't think it's controversial to say a great story is the foundation of a great screenplay. So how come so many of us skip the story-breaking process, or rush through it to get to the good stuff?...Read whole article



Rat's Bite

Of the 22 unproduced screenplay shorts and 5 features, Rat's Bite was the first screenplay written, now around a 20 page short

Rat's Bite made its first shorts script competition debut at the American Gems Short Screenplay Competition, then originally 13 pages long and drove to the Quarter Finals of that contest.

Rat's Bite was rewritten several times since then and was entered in Anything But Hollywood Short Screenplay Competition where it rose to the Semi Finals.

After major rewrites, Rat's Bite was renamed and registered as Storm Shadows then entered in the Writer's Place under short screenplay/teleplay competition, there it reached the finals

Rat's Bite still exist under its original title now separated from its longer offshoot, Storm Shadows.

The future goal of the Rat's Bite-Storm Shadows scripts is to create another longer version, a full featured screenplay which has already begun.


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