Author: angelabour

Extended Deadline Reminder! + Writing Prompts – Round 19

  The Write/LA Extended Deadline is almost here! Get your screenplays and pilots in by 8/8 and you just might be one of three grand prize winners to fly to LA, stay in the iconic Standard Hotel, learn from Industry Insiders, participate in two days of masterclasses, and see your words performed by professional actors…
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August 6, 2018 0

How to Take Feedback Like a Professional Writer

This article originally appeared on Script Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. by Tim Schildberger Everyone hates getting feedback. But if you can’t make peace with receiving it, you won’t have a career as a paid writer. Let’s agree that we all send off a first draft to be read with the secret wish…
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August 2, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 18

  The extended deadline is fast approaching on 8/8. Keep polishing those screenplays and pilots! And when you’re ready to find a new idea to explore, hopefully these writing prompts will help…          


July 30, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 17

  Happy Monday! We have more writing prompts for you, per usual. And over the next two weeks, we’ll also have some exciting discounts leading up to our 8/8 extended deadline. But remember that you can always get 5% off your entry just by signing up for our email list. People on the list also…
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July 23, 2018 0

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