Top Movies About American Presidents

Top Movies About American Presidents

February is the time for two celebrations – Presidents’ Day and the Academy Awards. When writing a movie script, what better inspiration is there than someone who has attained the nation’s highest office? My book, The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, provides insights on writing screenplays and tips for imbuing characters with…

Eric Edson To Speak at February 21st Writers Store Pre-Oscars Panel

Eric Edson To Speak at February 21st Writers Store Pre-Oscars Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 17, 2015, Los Angeles, CA: Writing a screenplay can often be both a tortuous and uplifting process, but the reward for some comes in industry acceptance with the bestowal of an Oscar for best original screenplay. The perfect combination of words, action sequences, characters and acting can lead to industry…

Eric Edson Announces December Log Line Challenge Winner

Eric Edson Announces December Log Line Challenge Winner

LOS ANGELES, CA – January 7th, 2014 – Eric Edson, author of the scriptwriting book The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, announced the winner of the December Log Line Challenge today.   Every month, scriptwriters have an opportunity to win a signed copy of The Story Solution by entering the Log Line Challenge on the Fan Page…

Classic Screenwriting Books All Screenwriters Should Read

Classic Screenwriting Books All Screenwriters Should Read

Writers are always searching for that gem of an idea, character trait, or interesting plot device with which to begin fleshing out a new story concept for a treatment or novel. When it’s time to transform that treatment or book to screenplay form, challenges still remain in further developing the story, now using only the…

Use Spring as Motivation to Kick Your Screenwriting Into Gear

Use Spring as Motivation to Kick Your Screenwriting Into Gear

Screenwriting Motivation & Tips for Aspiring Screenwriters If you are an aspiring screenwriter who has run into a bit of a slump during the winter, use the bold advances of spring to kick your screenwriting into gear. Flowers and trees can lie dormant for months at a time, and then they burst forth in a…

ESSENTIAL SCREENWRITER’S HANDBOOK FEATURES ERIC EDSON

ESSENTIAL SCREENWRITER’S HANDBOOK FEATURES ERIC EDSON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Los Angeles, CA – April 17th, 2014.  Eric Edson recently contributed as a writer on the “NOW WRITE!:  Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror” book series, edited by Laurie Lamson. The “NOW WRITE!” books have been heralded as an invaluable resource for accomplished and aspiring screenwriters and novelists seeking to write a screenplay.  The book is currently…

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….

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…