Q&A: #1 Essential Advice for New Screenwriters
Yes, people like being treated like people.
Q&A: Do I Have to Live in L.A.?
There’s an energy to riffing off other writers and navigating a narrative together that has the potential to produce something great.
Q&A: What is a Strong Portfolio of Work?
You want your portfolio to be a good demonstration of your skills and overall brand as a creator.
Q&A: What Genre / Trend is Most Popular Right Now?
As a screenwriter, sometimes we tend to think we have to write "to the market," or follow the current trends, but if you try and chase a trend, you're already behind.
One Night with Kemp Powers...
"I just want to put stuff out there that reminds people how we are not only interconnected, but we're codependent. And we won't accept that, like we actually kind of all need each other." - Kemp Powers
Piece by Piece: Dan Pearlman on How "Flatbush Misdemeanors" Landed at Showtime
“All we really have is what we make and put out. And that’s the only stuff I enjoy doing.”
Q&A: Fundamental Principles of Story Setups and Payoffs
One of the most vital yet least discussed aspects of effective storytelling is the ability to execute potent setups and payoffs.
Alex Hooper: Going Big and Unbalanced
I have no reason to be scared of anything, ever. 2018 could have been a death punch to me as a comedian. That kind of beating is almost unheard of as a stand-up comic. But I proved to myself that I can rise up to the biggest occasions.
"Write Your Ideas:" A Conversation with The Conners' Amy Fox
I’m sure there’s someone out there going, “Oh, good. You’re a hard worker.” But the whole point is there is not a system here that allows people who are not independently wealthy to do what it takes to break in.
Q&A: Approaching to the Coming-of-Age Story
Coming-of-age stories have long been a staple of storytelling. Since the early days of film and television, audiences have enjoyed watching characters that mature before our very eyes.