Take a tip from Aaron Sorkin. Be bold. You may even get a language named after you. Read More “Sorkinese”
For five seasons, Vince Gilligan has channeled his inner monster to terrify TV audiences. As the series ends, he reflects on the process of raising hell and retiring a hit show. Read More “Raising hell”
Hollywood, film and TV, oh my!
The Motion Picture Association of America reports that the global box office tally for all films released around the world in 2012 was $34.7 billion (yes, that’s billion) – and it may be that the time has never been riper for book authors to score some of that film-options bounty. Read More “Going transmedia”
A veteran television writer tells how he did just that for an episode of The Wonder Years Read More “Turn an embarrasment into a terrific story”
Screenwriter Julian Fellowes is the singular voice behind the lush PBS series Downton Abbey. His philosophy is grounded in something less extravagant: believing in yourself as a writer. Read More “Julian Fellowes: true to the Period”
David Simon talks about developing scripts, creating dialogue and why you should look for the bigger meaning in your writing. Read More “David Simon: Reality Writing”