Asking Questions of Your Work

Asking Questions of Your Work

How well do you know your own screenplay? Do you know what your story is really about? What is your central idea? Can you condense these answers into a short and concise logline? Screenwriter and WGAW Secretary-Treasurer Aaron Mendelsohn challenges you to ask yourself...
Shake Up Your Research Routine

Shake Up Your Research Routine

It’s no secret that research can give your script a leg up. Maybe two legs. Potentially an arm too. Research into your subject matter can flesh out your story making it feel even more realistic and grounded. Your script’s world will seem fuller, your characters more...
How To Be a Fan Of Your Own Work

How To Be a Fan Of Your Own Work

It can be hard to separate yourself from your work. You try not to make it personal but, of course, it is. Your writing is the combination of your thoughts, your skills, your life experiences and your passions. To type that first sentence on a blank page is to...