Creative Screenwriting Shares Professor Richard Walter’s Screenwriting Lessons with DVD Collection

Creative Screenwriting Magazine now carries the full set of Professor Richard Walter’s master screenwriting courses! http://creativescreenwriting.com/product/richard-walters-screenwriting-beyond-the-basics/  

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Why I Love Cold Callers

I know it’s a cold call, designed to sell me some product or cause, even before the caller speaks. Indeed, more often than not the caller doesn’t speak at all. The equipment in telephone boiler rooms dials multiple phone numbers simultaneously. The software connects with the first one that answers, hanging up on the others. […]

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Mobile Movie Making Magazine on The Essentials of Screenwriting

  Mobile Movie Making (MMM) is an online magazine devoted to the art and technology of using smartphones and tablets to shoot videos in all genres. From MMM’s vantage point – everyone can be a movie mogul since pocket cameras are making possible a new era of moviemaking, in which the people will not only […]

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Screenwriting and The Dreadful Weight of Truth

Art, Picasso tells us, is the lie that tells the greater truth. Screenwriters need to learn how to lie through their teeth. As a screenwriting educator and script doctor I have seen more scripts brought down by a writer’s wrongheaded devotion to some idealized, romanticized, self-conscious, narcissistic, pie-in-the-sky notion of The Truth. In script consultation […]

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