Bri Castellini on Stowe Story Lab Semifinals, Patreon, cute pup & more! – @brisownworld

TVWriter™’s fave indie filmmaker, Bri Castellini, is here to wish us a “Happy Spring!” complete with a cute dog pic.

Well, actually what she wrote is, Happy Spring Larry! because the following is from an email Bri sent him. But we’re all family here, yeah?

CJ (Calamity Jane) is similarly happy about the change in weather, because it means we go to the park on weekends way more often! read article

MOTIVATION & WRITERS BLOCK

It must be at least a week since we at TVWriter™ addressed the dreaded concept of the even more dreaded Writers Block. So here’s the latest in a looong series of posts on the subject, here and elsewhere. (Don’t believe us? Go to our Site Search at the right side of every page/post here and see for yourself.

by Dominic Carter

Writers’ Block isn’t real! There, I’ve said it. I know, madness, right? But no, it’s true, writers’ block doesn’t exist and here’s why.

Writers’ block is a myth perpetuated by writers who have run out of things to say, whose idea doesn’t have legs or who haven’t prepared their screenplay/novel outline properly. “Oh no, I’ve hit a wall on page 30!” That’s because you didn’t plan your beat outline, sometimes called a scene by scene, well enough, not because you’ve hit an actual wall. You should really only run into problems if your planning is lacking and your idea is poorly thought out. read article

HOW TO WRITE A DRAMEDY SCRIPT: THE SECRET SAUCE TO GREATNESS

Our buds at Script Reader Pro have come up with another winner. This “secret sauce” is just what you need to make you the Dramedy Writing Chef of Chefs.

(Sorry to beat the metaphor to death. Sometimes we just can’t help ourselves.)

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Behind The Scenes Of WandaVision And How It Was Actually Made

Woah! Another terrifically educational video, this time about the making of one of our favorite new shows, the mighty WandaVision. And guess how we learned about it. Right, via TVWriter™’s very own Writing & Showbiz News page, updated every 2 hours 24/7 at https://tvwriter.com/writing-tv-news/.

More of this kind of cool stuff at (no, we’re not plugging TVWriter™ Writing &Showbiz News again, un-uh. We’re plugging) The Things YouTube Channel. Check it out.

Stacey Jones: NOTHING BUT SPOILERS (Because That’s How You Learn) #2

EDITOR’S ALERT: This is the second in Stacey Jones’ ongoing discussion of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and its place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Ergo, like it says in the title of this post, a world of SPOILERS awaits below the thin red line. Oh and also an assumption that you’re familiar with the MCU!

 

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER
S1:E2 / THE STAR-SPANGLED MAN
by Stacey Jones

Episode Two opens on John Walker unzipping a bag, to reveal the uniform of Captain America, and accepting the mantle of responsibility (in a mirror of Sam zipping up the Shield at the start of episode 1). read article