Sunday, June 26, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Creating and Using Character Backstories

We had a lively chat, sharing our processes on how (and if) we create backstories for our characters, and how to integrate them into our stories. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, June 12, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Finding Readers for Your Screenplay & Tips on Taking Feedback

It's never easy to find someone you trust to read your work—and sometimes harder to navigate the feedback. The gang talked about taking and giving notes and offered tons of tips to help. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, June 5, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Exposition and Dialogue

A rocking #scriptchat convo tonight about how to properly use exposition and dialogue. Lots of insights and tips! Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, May 22, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Tom Vaughan @storyandplot - Conquering Act II

You're going to want to open up a doc to take notes. Tom Vaughan @storyandplot gave stellar advice on tackling the dreaded Act II that will change the game for your writing. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, May 15, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Jeff Willis @jwillis81 Talks Contracts and the Business of Screenwriting

Selling a script isn't the only goal—not getting screwed over is the goal that matters. Jeff Willis @jwillis81 shares advice on contracts and the business of screenwriting! Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Being writer/producer or writer/director - take charge of your career.

What keeps you from trying to make your own film? Money, fears, no network? We share advice and insights into going from script to screen. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcripts: Rewriting Tips

Writing is rewriting—but where do you begin? Tonight, the #scriptchat gang shared some amazing advice on how they each tackle rewrites. Some great ideas, so you'll want to bookmark this one. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Outlining and Structure Tips

Fun and fast chat tonight, talking about outlining, writing from the seat of your pants, loglines and process. Lots of great tips! One thing was clear—there is no one way to get from idea to first draft. Whatever works to get you to FADE OUT, do it. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Writing Routine—What Works and What Doesn't

A lively chat tonight, sharing tips on our writing routines, balancing family and art, and tons of resources! Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, March 13, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Collin Lieberg Talks Writing Historical Projects

Collin Lieberg @collinlieberg shared great tips on researching, period pieces, and historical fiction. Lots of chatters chimed in with tips of their own, too! Great gems here. Enjoy! @jeannevb


Sunday, February 27, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: William C. Martell Talks about "Generating Ideas"

If you're struggling to find a way to elevate your story ideas, you need this chat. William C. Martell @wcmartell shared actionable ways to lift your basic ideas to more compelling stories full of conflict. This is a must-read. Enjoy! @jeannevb

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Sunday, February 20, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Structure, Finishing Projects and More!

Tonight was open topic night—loads of fun tips flying! Enjoy! @jeannevb

Next week we have William Martell as our guest, sharing advice on Generating Ideas! 

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Sunday, January 30, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: Martin Aguilera - Breaking into TV in Untraditional Ways

Such a great chat tonight with Martin Aguilera @_martinaguilera. Martin shared endless great advice on living the life of a writer. The chat flew by, so you'll want to savor this transcript. Enjoy! @jeannevb 

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

#Scriptchat Free-for-All Transcript

We let it fly tonight with discussions on juggling projects, tossing projects, character- vs. plot-driven stories, and ... showering realtors. Come and get it! @jeannevb

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Sunday, January 9, 2022

#Scriptchat Transcript: We're back ... and so is Nate Graham Davis

Nathan Graham Davis @NGDWrites shares how he broke in years ago, left the industry, then rededicated himself to his craft to break in all over again. Tons of great links to his discussions with pro screenwriters on YouTube. Watch them all! Enjoy! @jeannevb

Read the transcript below or on the Wakelet site here.