The Prime-time Emmy Awards will take place on September 17th, but we don’t have to wait that long to learn what the nominations already tell us about the ever-changing TV landscape.
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Producers and studio executives often love working with writing teams, knowing that they are getting two creative minds to work on a project for the price of one.
Writing is often solitary work, and it can be isolating. As a writer, you spend time at a computer screen, gathering your thoughts and trying to express them in the most meaningful way possible.
Pilot season is here! Although it’s still early, the broadcast networks have started picking up projects, and some early trends are starting to emerge.
We all put off doing things sometimes, and delay or postpone taking action when we should. It’s part of human nature, and often, it’s no big deal. But if you’re a writer who procrastinates, you’re only hurting yourself.
So your protag, your main character, the one you've been "living with" for months (years?) has a goal, right? Riiiiiiight? If you’re scratching your head, you’re not alone.
If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to screenwriting, the first book I’d recommend would be Robert McKee’s “Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting.”
It’s a new year, and many of us are making resolutions to change or improve our lives in some way. Why not resolve to become a better writer?
There are other scripts to read, but these are the ones that come to mind that show us various ways to help spread the message of equality and tolerance.