12 Days of Screenwriting Gift Ideas: Day 3

Welcome to Day Three of the Tennessee Screenwriting Association’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas. Each day until Christmas we’ll feature a practical gift idea for the screenwriter in your life. Today’s gift: Red pens and highlighters. … More 12 Days of Screenwriting Gift Ideas: Day 3

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12 Days of Screenwriting Gift Ideas: Day 2

Welcome to Day Two of the Tennessee Screenwriting Association’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas screenwriters actually need. Yesterday we proposed ink as our first gift, so today’s gift idea makes perfect sense: Paper! … More 12 Days of Screenwriting Gift Ideas: Day 2

Seven TSA scribes answer call with chilling Halloween short scripts

From a twist on Hansel and Gretel to a terrible clowns to were-rabbits, seven TSA members answered the call by sharing their short horror scripts on Halloween night. Presenting scripts were, from left, Jacob Burns (“The Game”), Paula Phelps-Weaver (“For the Children”), Dale McCarver (“Spooks”), Debbie Wells (“Snack Time”), Matthew Gibson (“Le Clown Terrible”), Gary Frazier (“Skin”), and Jeff Chase (“Scattered Pieces”). … More Seven TSA scribes answer call with chilling Halloween short scripts

Wilson: TSA’s input invaluable in development of ‘Fogg’

Nashville filmmaker/screenwriter Elvis Wilson’s FOGG pits a “cold and calculating sociopath” against a neuroscientist looking to cure such behavior in a tense, psychological thriller. Wilson recently shared how the movie moved from script to screen and how the Tennessee Screenwriting Association was an integral part in its development. … More Wilson: TSA’s input invaluable in development of ‘Fogg’

Conversations From Hollywood: Stakes Are High for Protagonist

Guy1: What’s the threat to the protagonist? Guy2: We don’t need a specific threat. It’s never addressed. Guy1: Is there a threat to the protagonist? Guy2: There’s a threat to all of them [the characters]. Guy1: What is it? Guy2: It’s not important. We don’t need to define that. The audience doesn’t care. Unlike the … More Conversations From Hollywood: Stakes Are High for Protagonist