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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 34th: Unique Characters

Tweet Learned this from last weeks post.  The correct term to use when taking about material that has a copyright is to say “copyrighted material”.  Often this gets slurred into “copywritten material” however that would imply a root word of … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #screenplay #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 33rd: Stolen Ideas

Tweet Have you noticed that this Blog has been posting twice on Wednesdays?  I’m not sure why there is a duplicate post a few hours after I post one, but I am working on fixing this.  I suspect I have … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 32nd: Fantastical Elements

Tweet I recently completed a short script and entered it in a competition.  Along with the script, I had to send in some information and a logline.  I know that a writer is often advised to write the logline before … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 31st: Ellipsis and Beat

Tweet Back on Blog the 28th I talked about the misuse of the phrase “we see”, this week I want to go back to those ideas and talk about why you shouldn’t use ellipses or the word beat. Ellipsis… Ellipsis … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 30th: Vague yet Specific

Tweet Well the box office numbers are in and it looks like Lucy was a hit.  Guess my prediction was wrong.  It seems that the draw of a kick-ass female action star like Scarlett Johansson overshadows a nonsensical premise.  That … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting #script CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 29th: Movie Myths

Tweet Did you see the CSSC is on Tumblr now?  Now you can follow The Blog on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or right here on a good old fashioned website. – In honour of the upcoming movie Lucy and the fact … Continue reading

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#WW #screenwriting CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 28th: We See

Tweet Did you notice the title is a little strange today?  I am told that if I put a hashtag in the title it puts the hashtag in in the twitter post.  Convenient?  Of course! Turns my titles into a … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 27th: Who Writes Short Shorts?

Tweet You may have noticed there was no WW post last week.  That is because there were some website problems and I couldn’t it.  But never fear, the website is back and so is last weeks post. – It is … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 26th: Screenplays are Hard to Write

Tweet This weeks tip comes courtesy of UCLA screenwriting professor Richard Walter, from his appearance on the ScriptCast podcast back in 2012. To paraphrase the professor he says that screenplays are harder to write than novels. At first this shocking … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 25th: CSSC Short Screenplay Review

Tweet Have a short screenplay that you are working on?  Are you looking for some feedback to help make that script the best it can be?  Then the CSSC Short Screenplay Review is the place for you. The CSSC Short … Continue reading

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