Call for Canadian Comedic Screenplays

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Byron A. Martin Productions Inc. – Comedies from Canadian Writers

We are looking for completed feature length-comedy or dramedy scripts from Canadian writers. Please note that, …

ScriptShadow: Recent Deals Served Fresh

Scriptshadow is the blog by Carson Reeves that lets us eyeball screenplays that have been recently purchased in this big machine we romantically call “Hollywood”. Makes a nice complement to your Done Deal Pro and IMDB Pro subscriptions, no? (Plus, it’s free!)

Here’s how Carson describes his work:

Scriptshadow started off as a small intimate blog whose purpose was to review …

Script Frenzy! Your 100 Pages in 30 Days Challenge

Novelists are familiar with NaNoWriMo, the annual personal novel-writing challenge that begins in November. It has fueled many successful projects and bolstered much confidence in its ten years. Now screenwriters have their own personal script-writing challenge: Script Frenzy.

Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April. As part …

Indie Scripts vs. Studio Scripts

Ok. Maybe this post isn’t exactly about the differences between independent feature scripts and studio scripts, per se, but it is about the plain divide that I’ve personally observed on a regular basis when reading screenplays of all kinds.

I recently made the comment that it is consistently remarkable that a script that’s in the development or production stream at a studio …

Special Guest: Author Blake Snyder on The Midpoint

Our very special guest, Blake Snyder, author of the bestselling (and indispensable) Save The Cat! series of books on screenwriting, offers THE STORY SPOT’s readers guidance on that notoriously difficult pillar of any story: The Midpoint. (We’ve added the product links below to help you find your way.)

Midpoint – The Key to Cracking Any Story

In both my Save the Cat! books and also my …