Five Things Writers Can Learn From Ghostbusters

Five Things Writers Can Learn From Ghostbusters

The original Ghostbusters film remains to this day a benchmark for supernatural comedies. It’s a tricky genre to get right and increasingly unpopular among studios due to budgetary concerns. But if you’re going to attempt to write a supernatural comedy, the original...
Screenwriting Role Models: Colin Higgins

Screenwriting Role Models: Colin Higgins

A unique voice and iconoclast, Colin Higgins was one of the most important screenwriters of the 1970s and early 1980s. Born in France but raised in Australia by an Australian mother and American father, Higgins was a young man searching for his place in the world....
Screenwriting Role Models: Leigh Brackett

Screenwriting Role Models: Leigh Brackett

In the normally male-dominated world of screenwriting, Leigh Brackett distinguished herself as a versatile talent who worked on some of the biggest films of all time, including The Empire Strikes Back. Brackett grew up in California and was always interested in...