Category Archives: Screenwriting

#Screenwriting: My Inspirational Trip To Universal Studios Hollywood

My girlfriend, Nellie, and I spent the day at Universal Studios in Hollywood as part of our very first trip (for either of us) to California. I’d actually be lying to say that I have never been to Cali before, but when … Continue reading

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#Writing: Why Writers Are Tired of Hearing, “You Should Write a Book (or) Screenplay About ME!”

Yes, we get it ALL THE TIME. I’ve been a writer in some fashion for about 25 years or so (I’ll be 38 in about a week). If I had to estimate, I would say that I began telling people … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Why Reboots Don’t Intimidate Me As a New Writer

Reboots. They’re everywhere. I don’t believe I can get more than one week without hearing about one. Whether it’s a movie or a television show, I either hear of them myself or I hear people talking about them. Scratch that. … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Despite Advice That I Should Not, Why I Prefer Reaching Out To Professional Actors and Actresses

As an aspiring professional screenwriter, I’ve read a LOT of articles in the past few years. One type I’ve read very often deals with the type of scripts we are encouraged to write. On many occasions, I’ve noticed that the sentiment … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting and #Celebrities: Why It Doesn’t Help Me To Hear, “They’re Just Regular People Like Us”

As an aspiring screenwriter, I have not yet met any celebrities, but there’s a pretty decent chance that if I do become a professional one day, it will happen. Many of us have different views of celebrities and I certainly … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Should You Write Outside Your “Lane”?

As a screenwriter, probably my favorite aspect of it is that, as with any other form of art, with the exception of format, structure and in some cases, proper grammar and spelling, there aren’t many “right” or “wrong” answers. There … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting:#Television Reboots – Strikes One and Two For the Aspiring Screenwriter

I saw this in my Twitter feed about an hour ago. I’m not entirely surprised and I don’t think many others are, either. We’ve been seeing a lot of reboots, both on television and in the theaters as well. Even … Continue reading

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