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7 Screenwriting Hacks If You’re Stuck

7 Screenwriting Hacks If You’re Stuck

Hands up if you’ve ever been stuck on a scene while writing your screenplay. Come on. Be honest. The scene that causes you to sweat profusely and gives you heart palpitations. (If that happens, walk away from your computer for a while). Every screenwriter reading this article should have their hand up. You may not […]

 Dr. Rachel Ballon

Writer’s Block Has Nothing To Do With Your Writing – How Screenwriters Can Work Through It

Writer’s Block Has Nothing To Do With Your Writing – How Screenwriters Can Work Through It

During a counseling session, a young screenwriting client asked me, “Do you have to psychotic to be a writer?” At first, I thought he was kidding and waited for his laughter, but after a few moments of silence, I realized he was quite serious. I began to wonder how many other people believe the stereotype […]

 Jessica Hinds

Writing Is Like Surfing or Don’t Be A Dumb Baby

Writing Is Like Surfing or Don’t Be A Dumb Baby

The next time you have a bad writing day, visualize a dumb baby on a beach.  Perhaps I should explain.  The other day I decided there just wasn’t enough sand in my ass so I went to the beach. There, sitting on the wet shore, was a chubby little baby digging her hands into the […]

 Jessica Hinds

The Neuroscience of Writers Block: Why Your Goals Are Hormonally Causing You To Fail

The Neuroscience of Writers Block: Why Your Goals Are Hormonally Causing You To Fail

Ever wished your desire to write was as intense and persistent as a heroin addict’s desire to get high?​ Goal setting is one of the most simple yet effective tools to becoming  a prolific writer. Most writers have figured out that by setting goals, and physically writing them down they are 30% more likely to actually […]