Author: angelabour

Writing Prompts! The Tennis Ball Edition

Don’t forget! The Write/LA regular deadline is coming up on June 25! If your script isn’t quite ready yet but you don’t want to miss this deadline, sign up for our mailing list on the right-hand side of this page or down at the bottom of this post. As a special bonus when you sign…
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June 14, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Birthday Cake Edition

Congratulations again to everyone who got their scripts in before the Write/LA early deadline! Putting your work out into the world is a huge and scary step, and we salute you! If you missed the early deadline, don’t fret. The next deadline is June 25, and the final deadline is July 15. You can make…
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June 7, 2019 0

5 Story Lessons from Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

This article was originally posted on LA Screenwriter. It is republished with permission by the author. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Plenty of aspiring screenwriters can write a good script. They know how to format, they know all about structure and pacing and even character development and arcs. But the big piece of the pie that keeps…
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June 4, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Abstract Edition

We’ve got another (slightly abbreviated) week of writing prompts for you. And, of course, another reminder that the Write/LA early deadline is right around the corner on June 5! Get those scripts in early and save some dough!


May 31, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Strawberry Edition

The Write/LA early deadline is fast approaching on June 5! Get your entries in at FilmFreeway. Oh, and here are some writing prompts!


May 24, 2019 0

6 Writing Lessons from AVENGERS: ENDGAME

I want to take a look at some of the story lessons that can be learned from Avengers: Endgame. I’m writing this from a screenwriting perspective, but these lessons are applicable to storytellers of any type.


May 21, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Rainbow Edition

Another week, another set of writing prompts. Use these to fuel your creativity this weekend and into next week. And remember that the Write/LA screenwriting competition is open for entries! The early deadline is June 5.


May 17, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Screenwriting Competition is Open for Entries!

We are thrilled to announce that the second season of Write/LA is open for entries. The early deadline is on 6/5, the regular deadline is 6/25, and the final deadline is 7/15. Write/LA accepts both feature and original pilot scripts. Write/LA is an annual screenwriting competition co-run by LA Screenwriter and LiveRead/LA. We had our first season last year,…
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May 15, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! Blade Runner Edition

The new season of Write/LA opens for entries in just five days! AHH! We can’t wait. However, we unfortunately have no control over time, so while we do wait, here are some writing prompts to inspire you this weekend.


May 10, 2019 0

Check Out Our New Write/LA Video!

As we get ready to launch the second season of Write/LA (we’re opening for entries on May 15), we wanted to give you all a glimpse into what a wonderful success our first season was. A few months back we gathered our three 2018 grand prize winners — Jenna Wycoff, Jeff Patneaude, and Jonathan Dillon…
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April 29, 2019 0