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 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…

Will Smith talks Story with Michael Hauge, and Laura Leigh Clarke

Will Smith talks Story with Michael Hauge, and Laura Leigh Clarke

“The First Ever ONLINE Screenwriting and Storytelling Conference, JUNE 15 – 24” Hi, Eric Edson here. Wanted to let you in on something very special… My dear friend MICHAEL HAUGE just interviewed his longtime client WILL SMITH about Will’s insights into STORY.  Our producer for the upcoming (VIRTUALLY) EVERYTHING STORY event, the amazing Laura Leigh Clarke,…

Don’t Summarize!

Don’t Summarize!

Below is a great article written by Michael Hauge. Don’t Summarize! A common weakness among all storytellers – screenwriters and novelists as well as marketers and presenters – is the tendency to summarize. When you write or tell a story, you are creating a movie in the mind of your readers or audiences. As they…

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…