Eric Edson Presents: The Scariest Ghost Movies of All Time

Eric Edson Presents: The Scariest Ghost Movies of All Time

  At Halloween our thoughts turn to ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and all things frightening. Aspiring screenplay writers know that movie genres vary considerably, but spine-tingling ghost movies are one of the most entertaining areas to explore. If you are writing a movie script about a ghost story, you can take advantage of Halloween’s charged atmosphere…

MICHAEL WIESE PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

MICHAEL WIESE PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

MICHAEL WIESE PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE HI everyone, Eric Edson here.  Wanted to pass along something from my heart – how very proud I am to be associated with the publisher of my book The Story Solution: MICHAEL WIESE PRODUCTIONS. MWP is the largest specialty publisher in the world for books on screenwriting, TV writing,…

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,…

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…

How Irish-American Movies Continue to Engage Audiences

How Irish-American Movies Continue to Engage Audiences

This is the time of year we celebrate Irish art: the literature, poetry and plays by celebrated writers such as W.B. Yeats, Frank McCourt, James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Oscar Wilde, and Samuel Beckett, as well as the Irish contributions to film and screenwriting. For a small country, the Irish are incredibly well-traveled and have a…