Archive for the ‘writing advice’ Category
Star Wars Episode 1 – dissected by a serial killer
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2009 07:38 Written by stelpavlou Wednesday, 23 December 2009 07:38
Not only is this hilarious and utterly genius, it’s also highly useful to anyone who wants to become a writer. A must watch.
Laredo. A quarter of a million people and no bookstore.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2009 11:14 Written by stelpavlou Monday, 21 December 2009 11:14
It’s hard to maintain a career as a writer when places make decisions like this.
A major metropolitan area has decided to close its last bookstore.
Spec Sales – state of the screenplay market 2009
Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2009 09:51 Written by stelpavlou Friday, 18 December 2009 09:50
Jason Scoggins at Protocol (featured on Nikki Finke) has put together a rough list of spec screenplay sales for the year. It’s not good. Everyone in the business knows it’s not been good. These aren’t the figures I heard, but they’re pretty close. (For those who don’t know, a spec sale is where a writer writes a screenplay first and then tries to sell it, as opposed to how a lot of movies are made, where the studio has bought material based on a pitch, or property and then commissions the screenplay)
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2009 02:05 Written by stelpavlou Thursday, 22 October 2009 02:05
No idea what this site is like. They sent me an email as though I’m a member, which I wasn’t, but I just signed up to see what it’s about.
It’s a forum for buying and selling screenplays. Free for writers. Producers have to pay.