Writing Resources

Ask Dr. Format

DAVE TROTTIER, aka Dr. Format, has sold or optioned ten screenplays (three produced) and helped hundreds of writers break into the writing business. He is an award-winning teacher and script consultant, author of The Screenwriter’s Bible, and friendly host of keepwriting.com. Get Dr. Format's sage advice for all those burning script formatting questions you have: Click here for more information...

Narrative First

James Hull's articles on story development and story structure appear regularly in the Screenplay Scoop newsletter. He is an animator by trade, avid storyteller by night. He also teaches classes on Story at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). You can find more articles like this on his site dedicated to all things story at NarrativeFirst.com. Click here for more information...

Dramatica Story Tips

Co-creator of Dramatica Chris Huntley gives short insights into story development and solutions to common story problems.  Click here for more information.

Basic Screenplay Format

Here is a guide to writing in screenplay format including screenplay elements, paragraph and character styles, margins, line spacing, and page layout . Click here for more information.

Michael Hauge Template for Screenwriter 6

Want a little professional help while writing your script? Hollywood script consultant and best-selling author Michael Hauge has prepared something special for Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 users...and it is FREE. Check out the template here...

Reel People

View our Reel People section to learn how to write authentic stories and create believable characters. Visit Reel People Here.

Michael Ferris Screenwriting Tips, Articles, and Q&A

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Screenwriting for Money Template for Screenwriter 6

authorized template is an outline of Oscar winners Paul Ruven and Marian Batavier's Eight Step story structure from their book "SCREENWRITING FOR MONEY AND AWARDS"...and it is FREE. Check out the template here...

Write Brothers Social Networking Sites

Keep up-to-date with the latest Write Brothers news at Facebook, Twitter, and more. Check out the networking sites here...

Screenplay.com Chats

Through the years, we've worked with a lot of well-known and successful Hollywood screenwriters, best-selling novelists, and award-winning producers and executives. They have been kind enough to share their thoughts and ideas with us.

Interview with Richard Walter, legendary chair of UCLA's screenwriting program. Click here...

Screenplay.com Interviews on YouTube

We have also uploaded several video chats to Youtube.com. You can view these videos free at the screenplay.com channel on YouTube.