Tag: writing

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

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

6 Writing Lessons from AVENGERS: ENDGAME

I want to take a look at some of the story lessons that can be learned from Avengers: Endgame. I’m writing this from a screenwriting perspective, but these lessons are applicable to storytellers of any type.


May 21, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! Blade Runner Edition

The new season of Write/LA opens for entries in just five days! AHH! We can’t wait. However, we unfortunately have no control over time, so while we do wait, here are some writing prompts to inspire you this weekend.


May 10, 2019 0

What Hollywood Means by a Writer’s “Voice”

This article was originally published in Script Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. by Angela Bourassa You’ll hear it time and again – agents, producers, and contest judges who say they’re looking for writers with “a unique voice.” But what the heck does that mean? How can you tell if you have a strong…
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August 17, 2018 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

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