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Dec 25, 2012

It's Christmas, so John and Craig are exchanging the gift of answers, tackling listener questions on topics ranging from musical books to punch-up sessions.

December is also Black List season, and we're happy to see some familiar names among the most-liked screenplays this year, including a Three Page Challenge...

Dec 18, 2012

Craig and John chat with Lindsay Doran, a producer and former studio exec who's made terrific movies, ranging from Sense and Sensibility to Stranger than Fiction.

Topics include the role of producers, developing scripts with screenwriters, and the importance of good hair.

Dec 11, 2012

John and Craig talk about perspective both within a scene and the overall story. It's not always obvious to the reader which characters are in the driver's seat, so it falls on the screenwriter to make that clear.

We have four new Three Page Challenges this week, with genres ranging from horror to sex comedy. John begs...

Dec 4, 2012

Craig and John take a break from writing scripts to talk about how screenwriters should read scripts. Paper or iPad? Single or double-sided? And how do you keep track of your notes for future conversations?

Then it's a session of roleplaying and maximum umbrage as we look at the logic and fallacies behind one-step deals...

Nov 27, 2012

John and Craig talk about everything that comes after the oft-discussed First Three Pages, speculating on the kinds of issues they'd spot if they were looking at full scripts.

They also answer listener questions on topics ranging from proper spacing protocol to novelists rewriting their screenplay adaptations.