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BEST SCREENWRITING SOFTWARE

Check out the best screenwriting software available on the market in our exhaustive comparison guide.

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BEST SCREENWRITING BOOKS

Access our guide to the screenwriting books every aspiring screenwriter should read.

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BEST SCREENPLAYS TO READ

Reading scripts is essential. Here are the best 50 screenplays to read and download in each genre.

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HOW TO BECOME A SCREENWRITER

Get some screenwriting help by following these steps to go from newbie writer with no connections to making a sale.

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HOW TO CREATE MOVIE IDEAS

Release your creativity, effectively brainstorm and come up with plot ideas that’ll help get your script noticed.

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HOW TO WRITE A SCREENPLAY

Discover the #1 skill you must master if you want to write a script that’s better than 90 percent of your competitors.

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HOW TO MASTER SCREENPLAY STRUCTURE

This is a how-to guide on how sequences underpin traditional 3-act structure.

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HOW TO WRITE SCRIPT DIALOGUE

Discover the ultimate script dialogue audit to ensure your characters are never “just talking.”

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HOW TO FORMAT A SCRIPT

Learn how to format a script for the spec market by eliminating formatting anomalies and quirks.

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HOW TO WRITE FOR TV

Discover how to become a TV writer for networks and cable with this series of step-by-step guides.

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GUIDE ON WRITING SHORT FILMS

Explore how writing and shooting short film scripts can help you break into Hollywood as a writer.

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BEST SCREENWRITING COURSES

Discover where to get some of the best screenwriting help in the world on these MFAs.

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HOW TO SELL A SCREENPLAY

Rady to take your screenplay to market? Check out this practical guide to help you sell a script.

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HOW TO GET A SCREENWRITING AGENT

Demystify the process of how to get a screenwriting agent and manager once and for all.

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CONTACT THE TOP SCREENWRITING MANAGERS

Contact over 130 of the top Hollywood management companies looking for new writers.

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2020 SCREENWRITING CALENDAR

Our screenwriting calendar contains all the best screenwriting contests, awards, festivals, fellowships and labs in 2020.

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BEST SCREENWRITING CONTESTS

There are so many screenwriting contests out there it can be hard to pick the right ones. We’ve done it for you.

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SCRIPT COVERAGE EXAMPLE

Just what is script coverage? Download script coverage examples and templates of the various kinds used in the industry.

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ACTIONABLE SCRIPT COVERAGE

Forget vague script coverage that tells you to “ramp up the stakes in Act 2” but doesn’t tell you how. Ours are intensive and full of ideas.

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SCREENWRITING MENTORSHIP

Pair yourself up with one of our professional writers for weekly or bi-weekly coaching on our Screenwriting Mentorship program.

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HANDS-ON SCREENPLAY COURSE

Our screenwriting course de-mystifies theory and cuts through the “fluff” found in most screenwriting courses and services.

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