Eric Edson Provides Screenwriting Tips On Film Courage

Eric Edson Provides Screenwriting Tips On Film Courage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 2nd, 2017, Los Angeles, CA: Eric Edson, author of the highly-acclaimed THE STORY SOLUTION: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, has completed a series of video interviews with the YouTube channel Film Courage that offer screenwriting tips for the online screenwriting community, Film Courage. In these interviews Eric provides aspiring screenplay writers some insights, inspiration and direction to help them develop…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Scare Up Some Frightfully Good Movie Scripts with These Halloween Scriptwriting Ideas

Scare Up Some Frightfully Good Movie Scripts with These Halloween Scriptwriting Ideas

Dear Friends, Halloween is a funny and a frightening time of year. It is one holiday where there is no need to obsess about entertainment options or gift-giving demands. We can choose to enjoy a good scare, or simply participate in the fun of trick-or-treating. If you are writing a movie script, you can learn…

7 Scriptwriting Mistakes That Stop Scripts Cold

7 Scriptwriting Mistakes That Stop Scripts Cold

All scripters face many challenges in writing a screenplay… such as fleshing an idea out into a complete story, then creating fascinating characters that we as writers (and our audience!) will want to spend time with. But every committed screenplay writer with a good idea and a storytelling knack can create a knockout salable script…