Why Screenwriters Should Imitate Odysseus

Why Screenwriters Should Imitate Odysseus

Do you remember the bit in the Odyssey where Odysseus lashes himself to the mast? He knew that the Sirens (two seductive bird women) could lure sailors with their enchanting music and songs to shipwreck on the rocky coast of the island where they lived. He instructed...
How To Use Google As Your Research Assistant

How To Use Google As Your Research Assistant

If you already know the topic of a screenplay that you intend to write, start your research ahead of time. A great way to do this is to set up a Google Alert for relevant topics. Once a day (or another frequency you choose), Google will email you a list of sources of...