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Aug 26, 2014

John and Craig take a look at four new entries in the Three Page Challenge, ranging from galactic drama to medieval comedy. Along the way, they talk about the nature of one-hour teasers, trust, plausibility, and how to properly address religious authorities.


Screenwriting is often described as a compressed form...

Aug 19, 2014

From Amazon to animation, there’s drama this week about prices for books and movies and even internships. John and Craig take a look at what happens when companies wrestle over how much things cost, and the effect it has on people trying to make a living as writers.


We recorded this episode with a live audience...

Aug 12, 2014

Craig and John discuss the accusations of plagiarism surrounding True Detective - and what plagiarism even means in the context of filmed entertainment. Movies don’t have footnotes, so how should screenwriters give attribution?


Next it’s time for a look at the major Hollywood studios, and what would happen if any...

Aug 5, 2014

John and Craig revisit one of their favorite episodes, in which they sit down with screenwriter-turned-psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo to discuss writer’s block, procrastination, partnerships and more. It’s a can’t-miss episode for aspiring writers and professionals alike.