Resources for novice to professional screenwriters. Not a business listing, see Business/Industries/Publishing/Services.
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All About Screenwriting
Information such as plot structure, agents and clubs. Also includes several screenplays.
Terry Borst began writing under the alt.screenwriters column banner in 1996. Occasional posts continue to discuss the collision of contemporary screenwriting and media convergence.
BBC Online - The Writers' Room
Learn how to write for and submit scripts to the BBC.
Big Think - Interview with Script Guru Robert Mckee
An exclusive interview with screenwriting guru Robert Mckee in video.
A resource site on writing screenplays about the African-American community.
Canadian Screenwriter Magazine
Industry magazine published quarterly, with selected articles available on the site. Digital copy available free with password given on the site.
National non-profit screenwriter's organization that helps emerging screenwriters hone their craft and find alternative access to the screen.
Free forum for screenwriters who specialize in writing feature length comedies.
The craft of writing for games, TV and movies, by a working writer, Alex Epstein.
Allen Palmer's site with screenwriting tips and courses.
Creative COW Screenwriting Articles
A selection of articles about screen writing by Rob Gregory-Browne.
Creative Screenwriting Magazine
Selected articles from the publication, available online.
Resources for script sales in Hollywood, along with interviews, advice, and contact information for agencies and production companies.
Film Script Writing
A site full of tricks and tips to help the film script writer.
Google Groups: misc.writing.screenplays
Story of hope and faith and trying to sell a screenplay by Canadian writer Beverley Wood.
The entertainment industry's trade paper specifically written for screenwriters. Subscription information available.
Every week, up to eight screenwriters sell or option their scripts on our site. Sell your script. Get your screenplay seen by producers, production companies and literary agents.
Screenwriting tools, resources, and advice for established and novice writers alike
Legion of Decency
The business of screenwriting by Jim Henshaw in Ontario, Canada.
The Lonely Keyboard
Real advice from working professionals on the art, craft, and business of screenwriting.
Features a database of screenwriting contests, script sales, literary agencies, film producers, and publishes an email newsletter.
Our Pitch Sessions to Star Trek
Behind the walls at Deep Space Nine and Voyager Pitches. Real insight into how the pitch process works.
News about movie scripts from a European perspective, focusing on releases, quotes and prizes.
A free writer's community: upload ideas, and scripts, share feedback with other writers, meet new friends. They also have a script contest.
Companion to Syd Field's official site offers free email, forums, chat rooms, tips, tutorials and online screenwriting classes.
Screenwriters at Scriptmania
Links to entertainment news, film festivals, screenwriting competitions, and software.
Contains movie reviews, addresses for production companies, chat, and forums.
Offers resources and tips for writing and formatting a screenplay and improve script writing skills.
Screenwriting Goldmine - Insights
Blog written by professional British screenwriter, giving insight into working in the industry, free screenwriting tips, and a detailed step by step screenwriting training package.
Screenwriting Help for Beginners
Screenwriting tricks, tips, information and resources for screenwriters starting out.
Offers free eBook with tips and strategies for aspiring screenwriters.
Step by step guide from the mechanics of writing to style.
Online magazine for screen writers. Story board plot lines, write scripts formatted to the Hollywood standard and network with other writers.
The Script Lab
A screenwriting news and screenplay educational magazine. Guiding writers from script development through to sale and production.
Screenwriter's resources, chats, script writing articles, online classes, screenplay links, supplies, and screenplay competition.
Weekly email newsletter sent by working writer with BBC Radio and theater credits. Gives tips for individuals working on stage, TV, or radio scripts.
The Script Vault
UK based script service.
A practical site on the technique and business of screenwriting to help improve your scripts and boost your career.
Spec market listings and articles for writers.
An instructional Web site, provides step-by-step instructional advice about the art and business of screenwriting. [RSS]
Screenwriting related posts by Trevor Mayes.
An independent member-run screenplay development group that concentrates on commercially viable screenplays. Founded in March 2004, membership is limited to 16 professional level writers.
Script chart compiling screenwriting formulas, superimposed on the three act structure.
Hypertexted writing guide covering the elements of a script, advanced formatting and what to do with a finished script.
The Single Screenwriter
Screenwriting advice, humor, and news from the trenches.
So You Want My Job: Screenwriter
Brett and Kate McKay post about screenwriting as a career.
Story Notes Newsletter
A free newsletter devoted to the craft of screenwriting, by Jeff Newman. New articles monthly, plus access to back issues on site.
Offers free email, message forums and chat rooms.
The Television Writers Vault
Project database used by writers, creators, and producers to pitch and sell original show ideas, scripts, and properties for development and production in all genres of televised entertainment.
The Thinking Writer
Non-commercial website includes how-to columns, recommended reading, a creative word list, and links to daily entertainment news, current script sales, online screenplay repositories, and other screenwriter's resources.
Jim Makichuk,in film and television for well over thirty years: soundman, news cameraman,commercial writer, director, producer and screenwriter.
Larry Brody's guide to writing for TV.
What a Script
Learn the screenwriting craft from experts and characters of screenplays while having fun.
Where's the Drama?
Explores mediunistic, character-based dramatic storytelling for the big and small screen. Hosted by script doctor, Billy Marshall Stoneking.
Forum run by working screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio.
For screenwriters and playwrights. Offers a writing contest, a collection of produced studio and indie scripts, writer mentoring, script consulting and possible free pitch to agencies and production companies, and "The Confidential Studio Manual".
Writers Store eZine
A free, bi-weekly newsletter with articles, advice columns, screenwriting news from recognized Industry authors and educators.
Your No Budget Screenplay
A blog site designed by a low budget film maker to show in the form of simple post what is meant by the terms low and or no budget screenplays.
Salon - Schmucks With Underwoods
Article about screenwriting from Laura Miller. (October 25, 2007)