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How to Become a Paid Writer
Learning how to write a screenplay is one thing, but demystifying how to become a paid screenwriter is another. Geoffrey D. Calhoun shares five essential qualities and habits needed for screenwriting career success.
You need to read ‘The Guide'
Geoffrey's efficient instruction manual isn’t filled with waxing poetic chapters that drone on about the craft of screenwriting. Instead, Calhoun offers a clear and concise guide, with sample-outlines and templates that allow writers to understand the need for the process, by distinctly defining the goals achieved by the end result...
Top 5 Subplot Mistakes
Subplots are key to making a killer script. But misusing them can also be its downfall. So, what is a subplot?
A subplot is a secondary storyline which runs parallel to the main story. They are the secret to making a truly compelling screenplay and can be the lifeblood of your act two.
Great subplots allow you to bring meat to your script, flush out your storyline, and reveal new aspects of your central and supporting character’s personality. Bang2Write post by: Geoffrey D. Calhoun
Indie Film Hustle - Geoffrey
The Secrets of Screenwriting Revealed with Geoffrey Calhoun
Today’s guest is screenwriter Geoffrey D. Calhoun. Geoffery is the author of the #1 best-selling screenwriting book The Guide For Every Screenwriter: From Synopsis to Subplots: The Secrets of Screenwriting Revealed.
Consultation with Jay Mohr
When Geoffrey guests on the Break It Down Show he ends up doing a surprise script consultation with Jay Mohr! They discuss one of Jay's projects.
How Streaming Changed the Entertainment Industry and What the Future Holds. Contributor: Geoffrey D. Calhoun Pg12-14
Improve Your Script
Geoffrey D. Calhoun is an accomplished screenwriter and script editor. His methods are now available in ‘The Guide for Every Screenwriter‘, a 132-page compendium book that peels away the mysteries of the craft. He has won multiple screenwriting awards and has worked as a writer and script consultant on several film productions. Today he sat down to talk to us about everything from routines to films.
Q & A with Marlene Sharp
Marlene Sharp is a creative and business-savvy entertainment multi-hyphenate who originally hails from New Orleans but is now a (San Fernando) Valley girl. Firmly ensconced in LA life, Marlene recently served as Director, Production at LEVEL-5 abby, home of YO-KAI WATCH and other hit video game-based franchises...
Batman Killed in his 1st issue
In Batman’s very first appearance in “Detective Comics #27” (May 1939) is that of a deathly pushy Batman who shoves a baddie into acid. Post by Marlene Sharp
Break It Down Show
Today we feature Geoffrey D Calhoun. Geoff sits down with Pete Koch and Pete A Turner to discuss Geoff's brand new book, The Guide for Every Screenwriter.
A Guide To The Horror Genre
We spoke to Ryan LaPlante and Geoffrey D. Calhoun from wefixyourscript.com for the very best insight into the most infamous genre of fiction in human history. Looking at the appeal of horror, its impact on society, its adaptation and ability to survive and finally its future, no stone has been left unturned.
Future Console Wars
Video games are great, but books about video games are even better!
– Evan Goldberg, from ‘Foreward’ by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, in Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris. Post by Marlene Sharp
Which Screenplay Will Win?
With hundreds of movies released each year, how does a film make it onto one of the most coveted lists of all? First, you have to start with a great script. WWJ’s film critic, Terri Lee, sat down with Metro Detroiter Geoffrey D. Calhoun, an award-winning screenwriter, and founder of WeFixYourScript.com to find out what a screenplay needs to have in order to stand out from the rest.
How to Break Through as Writer
Over 100,000 people worldwide identify as a screenwriter. No wonder it feels so difficult to stand out from the crowd. Unless you win a top ten screenwriting contest that is, which is only 0.1 percent of writers (yes that’s a real number.) So how do we get noticed? Luckily, there is more than one way to skin a cat (instead of saving it 😉!). By Geoffrey D. Calhoun
Discussing the Oscars
Oscars, A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody - We started our annual Oscars awards break down show last year. Sticking to our roots, we're looking at the two musically focused movies. A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody are each nominated for a number of Oscar awards. Special guest - Geoffrey D. Calhoun
Behind The Scripts
A self-starter and intellectual autodidact, Geoffrey is an emerging screenwriter and entrepreneur that worked his way up by overcoming his weaknesses, utilizing his strengths, and finding the best path specific to his needs. I learned a lot from my discussion with Geoffrey and I believe any individuals aspiring to break into or navigate through their screenwriting career has something to gain from this eternal learner. From my discussion, Geoffrey gave me insight to the following lessons;