The Best Online Resources for Screenwriters

There’s a great argument to made for turning off your WiFi while you’re writing. That’s because most things on the Internet are simply a distraction for someone trying to focus on a story, its themes, characters, and how to bring it all together in the right words. With that said, the Internet can also be a writer’s best friend. You can use it to inspire new ideas, research the information you need, and learn from great writers throughout history. If … Read the rest

Writing a Screenplay the PIXAR Way

Pixar is known for giving the world some of the best stories ever told, starting with 1995’s Toy Story — currently boasting a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes. In 2017, when it came time for Pixar to create the highly-anticipated third installment of the Toy Story franchise, executives tapped screenwriter Michael Arndt after reading his very first submission to the film world, an original script titled Little Miss Sunshine.

Arndt would end up winning an Oscar for Little Miss Sunshine, … Read the rest

The Musician’s Guide: The Truth About Hiring A Publicist

All musicians wish that they had more ears listening to their records, and if you want to take serious steps towards growing your band’s audience, a publicist might be exactly what you need. But before you blow your band’s whole budget on a PR campaign, take a moment to understand exactly what a publicist can do for you and when it’s right to hire one. You may still have some work to do before you’re ready to reach out to … Read the rest