Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

1. Give your characters a voice A test of good dialogue is: can you omit the character’s name heading and still know who’s speaking? If so, you have found your character’s unique voice. In one screenplay I had a character who, for purposes of maintaining control,...
Screenwriting Competitions, are they worth it?

Screenwriting Competitions, are they worth it?

If you’re a writer eager to get your work out into the world, screenwriting competitions can be an effective way to do that. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Randall C Willis, screenwriter, novelist and Raindance Toronto’s Screenwriting Foundation...
6 Tips To Get Your TV Pilot Script Noticed

6 Tips To Get Your TV Pilot Script Noticed

Every writer has a TV pilot in mind. Maybe you have even finished the script. But the eternal question is what do you do once it’s done? How do you get it into the hands of decision-makers at US Networks? You probably already know there’s no silver bullet. But...