Script-com 2015

So the TSA board is busy trying to expand Script-com events for next year.  What would you like to see, hear or participate in?

How about a three page challenge competition? Maybe some breakout sessions for roundtables or team logline competitions?

Would you like a dine in box lunch option?

Let us know what you would like to see at our next Script-com.

In the mean time, check out one of the many daily links posted to the TSA Facebook Group page everyday.

Five screenwriting lessons from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

5 Screenwriting lessons from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

5 Screenwriting lessons from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

It’s an amazing thing…

When the professionals show up.  In case you didn’t know, Tinseltown is a long ways away.  Getting professional guidance on the use of said tinsel is rare in these here parts; but when the miracle happens it is a breath of fresh air.  This week in our screenwriting meeting was just such an occasion.  Two of our members received feedback on their material from one of our professional screenwriters who happened to be in town this week (note the deliberate use of the possessive pronoun ‘our’–our shall remain nameless for the time being).  With the precision of a skilled surgeon, our carefully dissected their work and provided a delicate balance of constructive criticism and encouragement.  The feedback was delivered with finesse.  The porridge was just right.   For this writer, it is hard to recieve any other kind of critique.  We are fortunate to have our drop by from time to time.  If you weren’t there, you missed out.

It’s the start of a new day…

We writers are an enigmatic bunch; hesitant to embrace technology dedicated to the purpose of promoting the written word, we’ve meddled in our archaic traditions way too long.   But this is no more.  Welcome to the new TSA website!   We will strive to keep it updated with not only the latest and greatest TSA information but also news and information about screenwriting happenings both local and abroad.    Do you know when and where we meet?   It’s on here.  By all means, come and visit.  Want to get feedback on that great american screenplay you’ve written?   Become a member and pitch your story to us.   There are professionals (professional=screenwriter that has worked and been paid in Hollywood) amongst us from time to time.  Okay, enough already.   To the new I say welcome and to the been there done thats I say welcome back.

Bill Middleton

TSA President 2013