writing tips

Perfecting Loglines!

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An important screenwriting tool to master is writing a logline for your script. It’s the first marketing tool in most pitching situations. So, your logline has to be killer! Want some tips?

Watch our recent Screenwriters Beat, Episode #31 – Loglines!

The episode is full of what elements should be in your logline and how to dive in and write a good one. We even create a logline — which is horrible — but worth seeing, because it shows you how to start building a logline, plus how to make it much better.

BTW, one of our loyal fans has already taken the logline we started on the show and jumpstarted it into a cool script idea. We offer you the same opportunity! Any logline can twist and turn itself into a completely different script. You might be inspired, as well, with a clever idea!

NEW SHOWS for SCREENWRITERS BEAT

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Back from a little break — everyone was working — we have two new Screenwriters Beat shows out on YouTube. Hope you enjoy them!

Checkout Episode #29 – Spec Farm where the panel discusses some of the ins & outs evaluating managers.

And there’s also Episode #30 – Outlines! where we make it very clear that you need to know how to outline to be a working screenwriter. And we have some outlining tips.

Be sure to check them out and leave us a comment! We love to hear from our fans!

Screenwriters Beat Pre-Show

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Just taped a fun, short preview of our two upcoming shows with the talented Eric Ingram — who shares some tips on writing a great short screenplay. Eric should know — he just optioned one! Check it out HERE on YouTube.

The next two episodes of Screenwriters Beat (7&8) will be up on YouTube Thursday night. Or you can join us live to watch at Google Hangouts this Thursday, July 24th at roughly 5pm LA time.

Upcoming show topics: Genre Writing and The Ins & Outs of Contracts!

Hope you can join us!