Write into the woods

Writers can learn a lot by analyzing the successful work of others. Let’s take a look at what makes Into the Woods so successful.

Amateur and budding writers can learn a lot from successful productions, be they books or screenplays. We celebrated New Year’s Day by going to see the movie version of Into The Woods. If you have not seen either the film or a stage performance, you might like to view the trailer below before reading the rest of this article. [Read more…]

Try Craigslist to sell your screenplay

If your screenplay can’t break into Hollywood, don’t just put it on the shelf. Take a trip on Craigslist or Kijiji to meet more approachable producers.

Writers are often passionate about their writing, but clueless as to what to do once they have written their manuscript.  If your manuscript is a screenplay, why not head over to Craigslist (or Kijiji in Canada) to find someone interested in producing your screenplay?  If this seems a little unorthodox (or did the word “creepy” come to mind?), please follow my three trains of thought. [Read more…]