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Writing Prompts! Desert Island Edition

We’re going to keep it really simple today and just get straight to the writing prompts, because frankly there are bigger things happening in the world right now. Be safe, be healthy, be informed.


May 29, 2020 0

Writing Prompts! Brick Wall Edition

The Write LA Regular Deadline is fast approaching on Monday (5/25)! Use this long weekend (of sorts) to polish up your latest screenplay or pilot and send it in via Coverfly or FilmFreeway before the fee goes up! We’re also going to have another giveaway this weekend, so keep an eye out for an email…
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May 22, 2020 0

Writing Prompts! Plus a New Giveaway!

Here’s this week’s set of writing prompts for you! We also have another giveaway underway! This one is a simple one — share a CHARACTER DESCRIPTION on Twitter and tag @Write_LA in your post. You can share up to three character descriptions (let’s keep them to one tweet per character) by midnight tonight (5/15). We’ll pick our favorite…
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May 15, 2020 0

Writing Prompts! Cookie Edition

Happy Friday! Remember that if you haven’t submitted your pilot and/or feature yet, you can still enter at the Early rate until May 15 simply by signing up for our mailing list. The Early Deadline passed on May 5, but when you sign up for the mailing list, you instantly get a $10 off coupon…
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May 8, 2020 0

Writing Prompts! The Astronaut Edition

You’ve still got some time until our Early Deadline on May 5 — and you have even MORE time if you sign up for our mailing list. When you sign up (at the bottom of this post), you’ll get sent a link that extends the Early Deadline until May 15. So keep working on those…
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April 24, 2020 0

The First Pages of Your Script REALLY Matter – How to Make Them Stronger

by Tim Schildberger, Head Judge In 2019, I read over 400 scripts. Which means I read over 400 opening pages. The vast majority fell somewhere in the categories of “underwhelming” or “downright dull.” Not because the writing was poor or the story made no sense. It was because the opening pages revealed the writer was…
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April 14, 2020 0

Write LA is Open NOW, Plus 4 More Surprises!

We’re just too dang excited about our new and improved prizes this season, so instead of waiting until April 15 as planned, Write LA is opening for entries right now! But that’s just the start of the good news… We’re Offering 10% Off Our Lowest Entry Fee for One Week In light of the financial…
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April 8, 2020 0

Write LA Partners with the Coolest Hotel in Hollywood: The Standard!

The Standard does things their own way, literally – their logo is upside down! We’re big fans of their eclectic, vibrant, thoroughly LA tastes, and we are ecstatic that our 2020 winner will get to spend two complimentary nights at this fabulous hotel in November. (Of course, this will depend on the will of The…
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April 6, 2020 0

Write LA Partners with the Best in the Biz: Final Draft!

It doesn’t take much to get started on your first screenplay – all you really need is a pencil and paper. But if you want the physical task of writing and formatting a screenplay to be about a billion times easier, your very first investment is likely to be screenwriting software. And no name is…
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April 3, 2020 0