Our Top Screenwriting Resources

If you’re serious about making it as a writer, you should check out these screenwriting resources — all the essential books, courses, podcasts, blogs etc. that will help further your career.

They are all hand-picked by us, and represent the tools of the trade we think no aspiring screenwriter should be without. Enjoy!

Best Screenwriting Books

Click the link above to access our guide to the screenwriting books every aspiring screenwriter should read.

Top Screenwriting Courses

If you can afford it, in this section you’ll find a list of the best screenwriting MFAs in the world.

Screenwriting Podcasts

Some writers have built their entire career out of listening to some of these podcasts. One of the most essential screenwriting resources for any aspiring writer.

Screenwriting Contests

What with the amount of screenwriting competitions out there can make it hard to pick the right ones. We’ve done it for you.

Screenwriting Blogs

In this section we cut through the bewildering forest of screenwriting websites out there to present you with the cream of the crop.

Screenwriting Jobs

The best screenwriting websites for advertizing screenwriting jobs. Just be careful you don’t end up giving away your talents for free with little reward.

How To Sell A Screenplay

If you’ve already written a great screenplay and are looking to market it, this is the section for you.

Industry News

Check out this site to keep yourself informed on what’s moving and shaking in Hollywood.

Screenplays Online

A great site for screenplay resources — lets you download and read screenplays online.

Screenwriting Software

Let’s just say there are other options out there than Final Draft


That’s our round-up of our recommended screenwriting resources. We’ll keep adding to the list as we go, but if you think we’ve missed anything out, send us an email at info[at]scriptreaderpro[dot]com with your suggestion and we’ll check it out. Thanks!

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