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The 4 Attention States You Should Know As A Screenwriter

The 4 Attention States You Should Know As A Screenwriter

We’ve written several articles on how screenwriters can best allocate their time to be the most productive. Whether you write in the wee hours of the night when you’re in a state of lucid dreaming or do writing sprints until you break a sweat. Time management has been the traditional way to measure screenwriting productivity […]

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How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

How Screenwriters Can Increase Their Productivity

Screenwriters are not machines. Sometimes we get into the writing zone and write quality work for hours. But most of the time, we write in fits and bursts and distract ourselves – writing, deleting, staring into space or search dubious terms on the internet without being overly productive. There is a way for screenwriters to […]

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“Who Are You? How Do Others See You?” Desa Larkin-Boutte On ‘Zora And Zizi’

“Who Are You? How Do Others See You?” Desa Larkin-Boutte On ‘Zora And Zizi’

Creative Screenwriting Magazine has announced the Grand Prize Winner of our Unique Voices Screenplay Competition. Desa Larkin-Boutte certainly won us over with her unique take on identity and race wrapped in a TV comedy of mistaken identity after two college freshwomen with the same name accept a scholarship meant for one. Desa shared her journey […]

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How Should Your First Meeting Go

How Should Your First Meeting Go

Wipe the sweat off your forehead. Straighten your clothes. Check your breath. The Creative Executive will see you now. You anxiously enter the office and notice it’s a cross between a workspace and a storage facility. You’re asked if you want anything to drink. Water? Coffee? Wine? Go for the water. Consider the context of […]

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7 Ways Screenwriters Can Keep Themselves Stable(ish)

7 Ways Screenwriters Can Keep Themselves Stable(ish)

Every screenwriter experiences peaks and troughs in their careers. Oftentimes, our careers are so chaotic we can’t see the forest through the trees. Here are some concepts you can use to keep yourself mentally and emotionally grounded:   1) Self-Efficacy   This is a psychological concept that states that a screenwriter’s personal belief in their […]