Top 12 Women Screenwriters From Film History

Top 12 Women Screenwriters From Film History

Women screenwriters are woefully underrepresented in screenwriting.  It’s therefore important to note the incredibly talented women who have made major contributions and led the way in the history of filmmaking. Think about it critically for a moment: can you name any top female screenwriters of the 20th century?  Most people can’t—and what an injustice that…

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…

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…

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…