The Scribophile Writing Blog
Archive for May, 2010
by Justin C. Key • 9 comments
A discussion on horror and where the line is drawn.
If you've been keeping up with my blog posts, then you know I'm a horror writer/fan/fanatic, etc, etc and so forth. Horror is meant to scare you, give you the creeps, and, more often than not, disturb...
by Ervin Anderson • 3 comments
Selling a screenplay is a monumental task, but if you write a good script, it's not impossible. Thousands of films are made each year, so why can't you write one of them?
I do freelance work for a company that provides coverage on screenplays. I read a lot of film scripts. Ninety-percent of the screenplays I read are flat-out bad. Nine percent are decent and have an in...
by Holly Jennings • 5 comments
Want to write for the web? Learn some basic guidelines first.
The internet is now my primary go-to spot for information. I find phone numbers, addresses, and maps there. It’s where I go when I’m positive I am displaying the symptoms of a rare and life-threaten...
by Justin C. Key • 5 comments
Not what you think!
What if I told you I write all day, every day? Would you believe me? You might. What if I added that I have a fill time job which has nothing to do with writing. Believe me now? You might be envisi...
by Ervin Anderson • 7 comments
Sometimes the best conversations about writing are the strangest ones.
We’ve all had interesting conversations about writing with non-writers. People will ask, “Where do you get your ideas?” and “What drives you to write?” and “Writing is hard, right?” This past weekend,...
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