Career

 Jim

M.B. Sieve Talks “Prayer”

M.B. Sieve Talks “Prayer”

M.B. Sieve is one of ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020. He has garnered over sixty film writing awards including Grand Prize for Best Screenplay at the Nevada International Film Festival and the Beverly Hills Screenplay Competition, top honors at the California Film Awards (three years in a row), Los Angeles Movie Awards and […]

 Jim

Amy Amani Talks “When In Rome” & “Dazzleland”

Amy Amani Talks “When In Rome” & “Dazzleland”

Amy Amani is one of ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020. Here is her writing journey. When I watch a movie or TV I like to be transported, to escape. My writing reflects that need to break from reality and to be a bit cheeky in the process. Ghosts, goddesses, demons and ethereal cats populate […]

 Jim

T. Siena Talks “Border Dogs”

T. Siena Talks “Border Dogs”

T. Siena is one of ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2020. Born in the US and raised in a rural Italian village, her earliest memories are of hiding in the forest around Gypsy campfires and listening to the Romani people’s music. When she began writing, her tales emerged as raw, but lyrical prose. After years of […]

 Jim

5 Reasons Screenwriting Success Is Not Always A Good Thing

5 Reasons Screenwriting Success Is Not Always A Good Thing

Whaaat? You ask in shock. Being a screenwriter is hard work. It can take a decade to become an “overnight success.” How can success be a bad thing? Let’s be realistic. The majority of your screenplays will be rejected by the industry at large. Apart from the usual slew of rejection excuses such as we […]

 Jessica Hinds

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Three Screenwriting Principles to Remember in 2020

Suffer Less, Write More.  It’s a new year and a new decade. At Meditative Writing©, we are starting the 20s with a healthier and more functional writing process. Below are three principles to remember throughout the year that will help you write more and suffer less during the inevitable pain of writing.  1) Nothing is […]