Category: Writing Prompts

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

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

Win a Free Entry on Reddit + Writing Prompts – Round 9

  Want a chance to win a free entry to Write/LA? Then head over to Reddit and check out our mini contest! Simply share one or two loglines by Thursday. On Friday, we’ll pick our favorite logline, and that person will win a code for one free entry to Write/LA. Plus, four finalists will receive…
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May 22, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 8

Hello, everyone! We’re sure you’re all hard at work on your scripts, getting them ready for the next Write/LA deadline on June 15. As you take your plots and characters to the next level, here are some creative writing prompts to help you think about your story world a bit differently.        


May 14, 2018 0

What is a Screenwriting Lab? + Writing Prompts – Round 7

Happy new week to everyone! Recently, our co-founder Angela Bourassa wrote an article for Shore Scripts explaining what exactly a screenwriting lab is and why you might want to consider applying for one (like the one that’s part of our grand prize package…). The article includes a list of labs and TV fellowships worth checking…
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May 7, 2018 0

The Earlybird Deadline is TODAY + Writing Prompts – Round 6

It’s finally here! Our first deadline is TODAY at midnight PDT. If you have a script or two ready to go, get them in today for the lowest entry fee of the season! But if your script still needs some love, rest assured — you have time to tinker before the next deadline on June…
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April 30, 2018 0

Writing Prompts – Round 5

Here is a new set of writing prompts for a new week. Remember that our first deadline is just a week away! If you have any questions about Write/LA, story, loglines, or anything else, our co-founder Angela Bourassa is doing an AMA on Reddit! Tune in to the Screenwriting subReddit on Wednesday, April 25, at…
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April 23, 2018 0

Write/LA on the SYS Podcast + Writing Prompts – Round 4

Write/LA co-founder Angela Bourassa was recently a guest on the Selling Your Screenplay podcast. If you have a few minutes, listen to her chat about why she started LA Screenwriter and what we’re hoping to accomplish with the Write/LA competition. (The video is set to start at the beginning of Angela’s interview.) We also have…
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April 16, 2018 0