Final Draft Writing Software Celebrates 25 Years of Extraordinary Service

Final Draft Writing Software Celebrates 25 Years of Extraordinary Service

The art of writing a screenplay can be challenging.  The aspiring screenplay writer must overcome the stress of staring at a blank screen while waiting for ideas to strike, then grapple with characters, storylines, and dialogue to create a script that will hopefully catch the attention of Hollywood producers and resonate with viewing audiences.  Then excitement builds at last…

Will Smith talks Story with Michael Hauge, and Laura Leigh Clarke

Will Smith talks Story with Michael Hauge, and Laura Leigh Clarke

“The First Ever ONLINE Screenwriting and Storytelling Conference, JUNE 15 – 24” Hi, Eric Edson here. Wanted to let you in on something very special… My dear friend MICHAEL HAUGE just interviewed his longtime client WILL SMITH about Will’s insights into STORY.  Our producer for the upcoming (VIRTUALLY) EVERYTHING STORY event, the amazing Laura Leigh Clarke,…

People are SO excited!

People are SO excited!

Dear Friends, I’ve told you a little bit about (Virtually) Everything Story in the last little while – and the response has been INCREDIBLE! Thank you to everyone who has written to me sharing how much value they have received listening to my interview. If you missed my interview, you can access it here. I’m…

Don’t Summarize!

Don’t Summarize!

Below is a great article written by Michael Hauge. Don’t Summarize! A common weakness among all storytellers – screenwriters and novelists as well as marketers and presenters – is the tendency to summarize. When you write or tell a story, you are creating a movie in the mind of your readers or audiences. As they…

Happy Thanksgiving from Eric Edson and The Story Solution

Happy Thanksgiving from Eric Edson and The Story Solution

It has been an exciting year for us, working with screenplay writers from around the world and providing screenwriting tips.  Eric’s book The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, continues to instruct and inspire.  He has been busy mentoring and advising his graduate MFA students, other up-and-coming screenwriters, and industry pros on…