4 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Will Make You A Better Writer

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Will Make You A Better Writer

Written by Jeff Peters Writing is an essential skill, but it’s one that many people don’t cultivate. Fortunately, there are a few simple things that an individual can do every day to strengthen their writing skills, from reading to discontinuing the use of spellcheck. These minor lifestyle changes can help you become a better writer: 1….

Top 10 Benefits of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

Top 10 Benefits of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

After reading The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, by experienced screenwriter Eric Edson, aspiring screenplay writers may be inspired to further hone their craft. As an educator himself, Edson is always looking out for courses and books that can be of assistance. One of these opportunities is the UCLA Extension Writers’…

Eric Edson Highlights 5 Romantic Comedy Screenwriters

Eric Edson Highlights 5 Romantic Comedy Screenwriters

“Before launching into your next romantic screenwriting project, learn a few tips from the masters of the genre…” Through his book The Story Solution and his online screenwriting blogs, Eric Edson recommends studying the scripts and professional growth of screenwriters who have already achieved box office success.  By learning about the career journeys of those…

Screenwriters: Why Box Office Data Sites Matter

Screenwriters: Why Box Office Data Sites Matter

“Creative screenwriting often requires an in-depth understanding of box office data…” Eric Edson’s book, The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, is an insider’s guide to TV writing and screenwriting tips. Aspiring writers looking for screenwriting books to jump start their careers will find that The Story Solution offers a completely new…

Eric Edson Recommends Three Valuable Screenwriting Websites Online

Eric Edson Recommends Three Valuable Screenwriting Websites Online

Screenwriting is a meticulous craft involving the use of all five senses to create compelling stories on the big screen. To hone their scriptwriting skills, existing and aspiring writers make the most of online educational resources. Many writers are simply unaware of the valuable writing resources available on the web. Not everyone has access to…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Eric Edson’s 5 Favorite Online Screenplay Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Eric Edson’s 5 Favorite Online Screenplay Libraries

November 9, 2012 – Northridge, CA – While there are many websites offering information on virtually every aspect of the screenwriting and TV writing process, Eric Edson has identified his 5 Favorite Online Screenplay Libraries.  Each provides a slightly different focus and format, but each offers unique features and information that will be of interest to…

Eric Edson’s 5 Favorite Online Screenplay Libraries

Eric Edson’s 5 Favorite Online Screenplay Libraries

“When deadlines are looming, these screenwriting tips and resources can make all the difference.” Through his personal experience, Eric Edson believes having access to an extensive library of screenwriting resources is critical to the creative process.  When deadlines are looming these resources can make all the difference.  In this post, we will discuss Eric Edson’s five favorite online screenplay…

Why It’s Great To Be A Storyteller by Eric Edson

Why It’s Great To Be A Storyteller by Eric Edson

Let’s just say it ain’t for the faint of heart. Storytellers work exhausting days, ever searching for that gem of an idea or character or plot.  Never settling for the almost-right word.  Spitballing, outlining, writing, rewriting, rewriting…and then for the filmic storytellers among us, it’s on to shooting.  Cutting.  Shooting again.  Novelists and screen storytellers…

How We Feel A Story by Eric Edson

How We Feel A Story by Eric Edson

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Article written for the book NOW WRITE! Speculative Genres  Writers create fiction so they can touch peoples’ hearts. Okay, blurting it out this way does sound a bit cornball.  But compressed to its essence, human truth often comes out sounding sentimental.  Doesn’t mean it isn’t true.  We don’t write just to preach high-toned themes about…