Tag: screenwriting

Writing Prompts! The Moon Edition

We’re entering the FINAL weekend before our FINAL deadline! Get those feature and pilot scripts sent to us asap! Your absolute last chance to enter this season ends at midnight on July 15. Earlier this week we did an AMA on Reddit and answered some great questions about the competition, loglines, and trying to make…
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July 12, 2019 0

7 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Aspiring Screenwriter

by Angela Bourassa One of the hardest truths to learn about screenwriting is just how darn hard it is to break in. I think a lot of us (myself included) assumed when we wrote our first screenplays that we were talented enough and special enough and our idea was original and cool enough that it…
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July 11, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Firework Edition

We hope everyone had a happy Fourth of July and that now you’re ready to hunker down, finish that feature or pilot polish, and send it in before the Write/LA final deadline on July 15! Until then, here are some writing prompts to inspire you this weekend…


July 5, 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

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

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