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Write/LA 2019 Winners to be Reviewed by Script Pipeline

We are happy to announce that the three winners of Write/LA’s 2019 screenwriting competition will have their winning scripts reviewed by Script Pipeline as part of their push to help top writers from all the most respected screenwriting competitions gain more industry access. Script Pipeline’s creative execs will review the three winning screenplays and consider…
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July 3, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! Pink Wall Edition

The Late & Final deadline for Write/LA is July 15! If you want to make extra sure that you don’t forget, sign up for our mailing list on the right side of this page. We only send the rare reminder — no email overload from us, promise. Here are your writing prompts for the week…
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June 28, 2019 0

The Perils of Scene Description – And How to Improve Yours

by Tim Schildberger, Head Judge of Write/LA Here’s a simple truth: to become a paid screenwriter, you’re going to be read by people who don’t know you, don’t care about you, are earning at best minimum wage reading your words, and have about fifty other scripts waiting for their jaded eyeballs. Doesn’t matter if it’s…
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June 23, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Mist Edition

The Write/LA regular deadline is almost upon us! Get those feature screenplays and pilots in by midnight on June 25 before the entry fee goes up! (The final deadline is July 15.) If you’re doing some last-minute polishing, maybe these writing prompts will help…


June 21, 2019 0

5 Ways to Connect with Screenwriters When You Don’t Live in LA

This article originally appeared in LA Screenwriter. An edited version is reprinted here by the author with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) If you live in Los Angeles, take advantage of it! There are countless opportunities to network with other writers, actors, assistants, and all sorts of people who are also looking to build careers…
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June 18, 2019 0

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