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…

Top Irish-Themed Movies for St. Patrick’s Day

Top Irish-Themed Movies for St. Patrick’s Day

Writing a movie script isn’t always all work and no play. That saying is especially true on St. Patrick’s Day. When you are writing a screenplay, inspiration can come from many surprising sources. My book, The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, provides insights on screenplay writing andtips for imbuing characters with…

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…

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…

The Holidays are a Great Source of Writing Inspiration

The Holidays are a Great Source of Writing Inspiration

Dear Friends, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. This time is usually spent with family and friends, appreciating the great abundance we have in our lives, but we screenwriters are never far away from the next story we are writing in our heads. For any aspiring screenplay writers out there, I want to…

Top 10 Reasons Screenwriters Love The Story Solution

Top 10 Reasons Screenwriters Love The Story Solution

The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take, by experienced screenwriter Eric Edson, is acclaimed as one of the best books on screenwriting available. Through his focus on heroes, actions and developing a story, Edson helps aspiring screenplay writers take their craft to the next level. Here are the top 10 reasons why…