Vol. 18 - Issue 4
GETTING TO HOLLYWOOD VIA THE INDIES. Like many writers, I used to believe that winning the lottery was more likely than ever landing a film contract...
Vol. 18 - Issue 5
THE ENDANGERED PROTAGONIST: We don't need another hero! Unless the writer makes us care...
Vol. 18 - Issue 6
FREQUENT FLYER FICTION - Time. Who among us hasn't longed for the ability to speed it up, turn it back, or make it stand still?
Vol. 18 - Issue 9
This Month: THE FIRST ONE DOESN'T COUNT -- Or Does It?
Vol. 18 - Issue 10
HOW TO WRITE HISTORICAL ROMANCE NOVELS: Romance is in the air...and checks are in the mail for writers who can craft a compelling love story, particularly one that not only transports the heart but en...
Vol. 18 - Issue 11
HOW (NOT) TO PUT WORDS IN SOMEONE'S MOUTH: Certainly one of the most fun aspects of what I do as a columnist is the variety of specialists whose brains I get to pick either in the context of research ...
Vol. 18 - Issue 12
THE TAO OF "NO MORE, NO LESS" -- The simple beauty of following instructions, and how it may lead to selling more of your work.
Vol. 19 - Issue 1
This month: How Your Pen Can Pay for Your Next Vacation. A truly zealous wayfarer can compile enough material for a full-fledged book that bears the signature style of someone who isn't just "at home ...
Vol. 19 - Issue 2
This Month: WORKING YOUR WAY TOWARD THE SILVER SCREEN, or, IT HELPS TO HAVE A DAY JOB IN THE MEANTIME...
Vol. 19 - Issue 3
This Month -- THE PLAY'S THE THING:How to Write Scripts for Children & Teens
Vol. 19 - Issue 4
This Month -- PLOTS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT: Defining the Difference Between Mystery and Psychological Suspense
Vol. 19 - Issue 5
This month: HOW TO WIN SCREENWRITING CONTESTS. Are they worthwhile? How can you increase your chances of winning?
Vol. 19 - Issue 8
This month: SELLING SCRIPTS IN CYBERSPACE. How can the new screenwriter tap into the Internet as a resource...or should they?
Vol. 19 - Issue 8
This Month: HEROES TO LOVE AND VILLAINS TO HATE: Your Antagonists Must Be As Powerful--and Charming--As Your Heroes
Vol. 19 - Issue 9
This Month - AGE IS A MATTER OF MIND:A Young U.K. Filmmaker Shares His Views
Vol. 19 - Issue 10
This Month: PSST! WANNA BUY A CHEAP SCRIPT? A good script must succeed on the strength of its plot, not the weightiness of its budget.
Vol. 19 - Issue 11
This month - What Theater Can Teach You About Film: An Interview with Professor Jerry Abbitt
Vol. 19 - Issue 12
This Month: PACKING YOUR BAGS FOR FILM CAMP - An Interview with Shannon Gardner
Vol. 19 - Issue 13
This Month: HOW TO WRITE A COOKBOOK - Cooking and writing can be a harmonious--and profitable--marriage.
Vol. 20 - Issue 2
This month: What Are Your Characters Really After?
Vol. 20 - Issue 3
LISTEN TO THE MOCKINGBIRD: An Interview with Director/Producer Laurie Durrett, Mockingbird Productions
Vol. 20 - Issue 4
EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAINorHOW TO RECYCLE YOUR WRITING & GET AWAY WITH IT
Vol. 20 - Issue 5
A DRAMA DOWN UNDER: An Interview with Playwright Christina Hamlett by Director Paula Carter
Vol. 20 - Issue 6
HOW TO BE AN EXPERT: Or Just Write Like One
Vol. 20 - Issue 8
This month: TIME AS WE KNOW IT. Good timing is an important element of good storytelling.