The Home of Great Screenwriting

The Home of Great Screenwriting

"The Best Magazine for Screenwriters." The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.

Creative Screenwriting is the premiere online magazine for screenwriters, with articles and advice on all aspects of screenwriting, from the best in the business.

Our Interviews cover everything from major Hollywood releases to independent films, giving you the insider tips you need to get started in the business.

With over a hundred free articles on the Craft of screenwriting, you will find a wealth of advice and tuition from dozens of industry experts.

We also have a unique range of over 60 Lectures covering all aspects of screenwriting. These are available both as DVDs and through our online streaming service.

Need help with your script? Then we’ve got you covered with our Script-reading Service, where you will receive professional feedback from not one but multiple readers.

Or check out our Book Store for thousands of screenwriting guides and manuals!

We hope you enjoy our site. And don’t forget to keep in touch by signing up to our Newsletter, or following us on Facebook or Twitter.


Creative Screenwriting is open for submissions and article pitches: please contact John Davis.

Only articles about scriptwriting will be considered.


Our Story


Founded by Erik Bauer in 1994, Creative Screenwriting has grown into the premiere magazine for screenwriters.

During the 90s we were a printed magazine, publishing 25,000 copies six times a year.

In the new millenium we launched the Screenwriting Expo, which in 2006 attracted over 5,000 writers, and resulted in our still-popular Screenwriting Expo DVD series, now also available for streaming.

Today, Creative Screenwriting operates exclusively as a web magazine, bringing you articles from screenwriting journalists in Hollywood and around the world.





Creative Screenwriting: Sam RoadsSam Roads

Executive Editor

Sam Roads is also director of four other businesses, including Microcosm Games, the premier Facebook developer in Wales. He has two Origins awards for his editorial work on The Lord of the Rings products, in collaboration with John Davis. He lectures and consults on entrepreneurship, especially pertaining to the Arts.




John Davis


John is a published author, and has worked as a writer and editor for over 20 years. He has two Origins awards for his work on The Lord of the Rings products, in collaboration with Sam Roads.




Creative Screenwriting:  Christopher McKittrickChristopher McKittrick

US Editor

Christopher McKittrick has worked as an editor, teacher and journalist for 10 years. His interviews for Creative Screenwriting have included Nick Hornby (Hi Fidelity), Richard Linklater (Boyhood), Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect), Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King), Drew Goddard (The Martian), and Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en). He is also Hollywood Movies Expert for




Creative Screenwriting: Erik BauerErik Bauer





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