Tag: Write/LA

2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Weekend Recap!

This past weekend, we celebrated our three grand prize winners — Nick Alverson, Paula Dixon, and Clint Williams — in Los Angeles. The experience was a whirlwind and, dare we say, pretty awesome. Here’s a look at what we got up to with these incredibly talented and dedicated writers: The festivities started Thursday night when…
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December 11, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners

We are thrilled to announce the three grand prize winners of the second annual Write/LA screenwriting competition. In alphabetical order, the winners are: The 2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners Nick Alverson  –  CHICAGO PIZZA | half hour pilot After a beloved co-worker dies in the line of duty, a hot-shot pizza delivery crew faced with the biggest…
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November 15, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Semifinalists

We are proud to announce the 2019 Write/LA semifinalists. These fifteen writers have all created memorable stories and fascinating characters. Narrowing this field down to the Top 8 in two weeks will be quite the challenge! As semifinalists, these writers will receive a free copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6, a free screenwriting book courtesy…
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October 15, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Quarterfinalists

After a mountain of blind reads and careful consideration, our fearless leader Tim Schildberger has selected the Top 50 scripts from this year’s competition. These writers show great dedication to their craft and passion for their subjects. But before we get to the list, we’d like to thank EVERYONE who entered Write/LA this year. We…
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October 1, 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! 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

Check Out Our New Write/LA Video!

As we get ready to launch the second season of Write/LA (we’re opening for entries on May 15), we wanted to give you all a glimpse into what a wonderful success our first season was. A few months back we gathered our three 2018 grand prize winners — Jenna Wycoff, Jeff Patneaude, and Jonathan Dillon…
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April 29, 2019 0

Write/LA is Proud to Announce a New Sponsor: Michael Wiese Productions

Yesterday we had the privilege of announcing that Movie Magic Screenwriter is sponsoring the 2019 Write/LA screenwriting competition. Today we get to double that joy by announcing a second new sponsor — Michael Wiese Productions. MWP may not be a name you’re familiar with, but if you go over to your shelf of screenwriting books…
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April 26, 2019 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