Some Screenwiting Blogs You Might Find Helpful

March 22nd, 2013 by Ron
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Script Writing Competitions

May 25th, 2012 by Ron

  The ScriptBlogger Many novice screenwriters think if they could win a screenwriting competition, just one, their career would be on the road to success. I have to say I am unconvinced that screenwriting competitions are the route to success. I feel budding writers, particularly new ones; spend far too much time, money and effort […]

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The Theme of a Screenplay

May 2nd, 2012 by Ron

    By the Script Blogger Along with plot, character, setting, and style, theme is considered one of the fundamental components of fiction. The theme is at the heart of whatever message, moral, or commentary the story may send or the author hopes will be interpreted regarding the concept.   Identifying a story’s main theme—for […]

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Outlining Your Screenplay

April 3rd, 2012 by Ron
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   The Script Blogger Like most things in life, people end up doing things their way and that includes how they write a screenplay.Some writers swear by outlines and others never use them, let alone write one. There is no right way or wrong way; the best way is the way that works for you. […]

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The Script Blogger  Sex scenes in movies are more often voyeuristic than cinematic.  But please do not blame the screenwriter for sex in the movies, everything on the screen is not their fault; the director, producers and actors have had a hand in the finished product.   None more than in a sex scene, that […]

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Selling a Spec Screenplay

January 11th, 2012 by Ron

 The Script Blogger Selling a Spec Screenplay by an unknown writer is probably one of the hardest things in the universe to do and yet over one hundred thousand specs scripts are registered each year. That means on any given Sunday there are about seven hundred thousand spec screenplays in circulation, if it takes on […]

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The Script Blogger How to make your screenplay original.  It is almost impossible to think of something that is completely fresh and outstandingly original in a screenplay except in two areas, the characters and the dialogue.  Almost every scenario of every combination of a concept has been played out in a bar in some part […]

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Coffee and writing.

August 2nd, 2011 by Ron

 The Script Blogger Coffee has always played a role in my life even though I didn’t realize it. When I was 13, (for the historians out there, that was in 1957), the only place in Richmond, that’s the one in Surrey not Yorkshire or Virginia, with a Juke Box and a decent selection of music […]

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The Darkness is coming !

June 15th, 2011 by Ron

The Script Blogger My first feature movie goes into production on July 18th in Louisiana. “The Darkness” The journey of a father to get to his kids when sunlight & people inexplicably disappear. Written with the film’s director, Simon Foster. With Christopher Eccleston playing the father, Scout Taylor-Compton his daughter and Michael Biehn, Shawn Roberts […]

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The Script Blogger Hollywood – The World of Dreams?More like the world of dreamers. With thousands of out of work actors doing low paid day jobs to get by, wanabe writers, still wanting-to-be discovered and coach loads of blond bomb shells standing besides the bus stop wondering if the next bus goes to the studios. […]

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