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Russian Cursive

Where can I see numbered diagrams for handwriting each Cyrillic letter?
posted by slowlikemolasses on Dec 5, 2013 - 2 answers

Wrote TV Spec Script, Now What?

So, I finished the first draft of a TV spec script this week. I checked to see if the show even looks at spec scripts (it does) and I got a bunch of scripts off the show to study the style and length, etc. Now what?* The only writing gigs I've gotten before have either been people coming to me, self-publishing, or people with their own agents bringing me in as part of a package deal. My only experience with the slush pile is cartoon selling (and I've done well there in so far as you can). I don't have representation of my own. After the writing part of writing is done, how does the selling part go - at least for US TV? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2013 - 16 answers

Rom coms where the love interest is introduced later?

The standard format for a romantic comedy has both key characters introduced very early in the script/movie -- say, in the first ten pages/minutes. I'm looking for examples of romantic comedies where one of the romantic leads is introduced later in the movie. [more inside]
posted by allnamesaretaken on Jan 22, 2013 - 38 answers

Use vim for everything

Software methodologies for writing? [more inside]
posted by curuinor on Jul 29, 2012 - 6 answers

Screenwriting for fun and not profit.

I have no aspirations of being a screenwriter; I'd just like to write a screenplay. I've been jotting down and scrawling ideas, on and off, for the longest time. How do I connect 1 to 2a to 2b to 3? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on Jun 5, 2012 - 7 answers

It's a dog show dog world.

Do you live in Philly and have a dog? I could use your help. [more inside]
posted by functionequalsform on Sep 26, 2011 - 17 answers

How do great writers create stories?

How do great writers create stories? [more inside]
posted by coldblackice on Jun 20, 2010 - 48 answers

Is Cursive Faster?

Is cursive handwriting faster than print handwriting? (Inspired by this question.) [more inside]
posted by k. on May 19, 2010 - 31 answers

Help her tell her story

What is a good screenwriting class in NYC? [more inside]
posted by shothotbot on Dec 17, 2009 - 3 answers

"Heroes" writing: Stupid or Stylized?

Cheesy writing in "Heroes" -- is it stupid or is it stylized? [more inside]
posted by Alabaster on Jul 10, 2009 - 30 answers

On the meaning of "off" on the page.

Please explain a few bits of television script convention to me. [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on Jul 23, 2008 - 8 answers

Looking for coverage work

How does one find work as a script reader in Hollywood? What are other bottom-rung industry jobs for writers? [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on Jul 8, 2008 - 7 answers

Metafilm

How does one, in scriptwriting, correctly describe sequences in which a movie is shown (at length)? In other words - a movie inside of a movie.
posted by matkline on Feb 11, 2008 - 6 answers

Films conceived by High Schoolers

What popular movies were conceived of and/or written by the screenwriter when he or she were still in high school? [more inside]
posted by np312 on Jan 14, 2008 - 17 answers

Does anyone know what blog script/cms sites like thelastboss.com & wwtdd.com & filmdrunk.com use?

Does anyone know what blog script/cms sites like thelastboss.com & wwtdd.com & filmdrunk.com use?
posted by cheero on Nov 10, 2007 - 5 answers

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