Author: angelabour

Win a Free Entry to Write/LA on Reddit!

  We just launched a free mini contest on the Screenwriting subReddit. This is your chance to win a free entry to Write/LA. Here are all of the details: FREE MINI CHARACTER CONTEST – Win Free Entries to Write/LA! Some of you may have participated in the mini Logline Contest that we – the team behind Write/LA — held…
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July 17, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 16

  The extended deadline is sneaking up on us, and we have lots of mini-competitions, giveaways, and fun surprises planned for these last few weeks, so stay tuned for updates! In the meantime, here are five writing prompts to start your week. Enjoy!          


July 16, 2018 0

Download Scripts for the 2018 Emmy Nominees!

This article was originally published on LA Screenwriter. It is reprinted here with permission. Have any of you noticed how all the “complete” lists of nominees for any television or film award show always leave off the writers? I get that the average reader only cares about the actors, but still… Rant over. Here is…
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July 12, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 15

  Another Monday, another round of writing prompts! We hope you all find these useful as you give your characters depth and your stories nuance. The next Write/LA deadline is a month away — loads of time to perfect those scripts before sending them in. We can’t wait to read what you’ve written!    …
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July 9, 2018 0

Independence Day Discount! + Writing Prompts – Round 14

  Happy (almost) 4th of July! We hope you have a fun, safe, reflective holiday. To make your celebration even better, here is a code for 20% off your entry to Write/LA: 4JULY20 Use that code at checkout by midnight Friday on as many entries as you’d like! We also have a new set of…
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July 3, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 13

  I (Angela) went on vacation last week, hence the break in writing prompts. But now I’m back and eager to help you all keep refining your characters and stories. Here is a set of writing prompts that you’ll hopefully find inspiration in… Also, you have a bit of time until our extended deadline on…
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June 28, 2018 0

Regular Deadline on Friday! + Writing Prompts – Round 12

  The regular deadline for Write/LA is fast approaching! Get your screenplays and pilots in before Friday at midnight PDT before the entry fee goes up! In case you missed it, our co-founder Tim Schildberger was the guest of honor at last night’s #ScriptChat. You can read the transcript to glean his thoughts about perfecting…
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June 11, 2018 0

Take 15% Off Your Entry! + Writing Prompts – Round 11

  Happy Monday! To start your week on a great foot, we’re offering 15% off entries between now and Friday. Just use the code WRITE15 when you check out. You’ll be able to take 15% off as many entries as you want and notes (if you choose to add those on). Remember to enter by…
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June 4, 2018 0

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Inciting Incident

This article originally appeared on LA Screenwriter. It is reprinted here with permission. by Angela Bourassa At his recent STORY Seminar in Los Angeles, Robert McKee talked quite a bit about the inciting incident. The inciting incident is the moment in your story where your main character’s life goes out of balance. It’s the moment when their…
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June 1, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 10

  We hope you all enjoyed the long weekend! Here are some writing prompts to help make your short week more productive and creative. And as a bonus, here’s a little video we made to get folks excited about Write/LA. Look for more videos like this over the coming months!          


May 29, 2018 0