Best Script Writing Course for Beginners

There are a lot of script writing courses for beginners. I’ve seen a few of them, and they all have an amazing way of overcomplicating things. Perhaps it’s because they’re taught by professional teachers, instead of professional screenwriters. I’m a successful television writer and showrunner with 25 years of experience. I’ve written on King of the Hill, Wilfred, Maron, Just …

Online Screenwriting Course from a Working TV Writer

There are a number of online screenwriting courses that promise to break down screenwriting for aspiring writers. Most of these courses aren’t taught by working writers, but rather professional teachers who themselves are aspiring screenwriters. Personally I’d rather learn the trade from someone who already has the job that I want. I’m not a professional teacher. I’m a professional television …

How to Break into Hollywood as a Screenwriter

As a TV writer and showrunner, people often ask me how to break into Hollywood. But that’s the wrong question to ask. Writers assume that if they could just get their script into the right hands, the doors to Hollywood will fly open. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Even if your script was thrown out of a …