Writing Plays/Screenwriting/Magzines


Is any magzine or newspaper related with screenwriting available in the market?

I apologize for my tardiness in answering this question.

There are several magazines related to screenwriting available. One is called Screenwriting. Depending upon where you are located, you can visit a well-stocked, preferably international newsstand and you'll see more. There are also writing magazines, indirectly related to screenwriting. You might also try "Written By," the official magazine of the Writers Guild of America West.

You should also peruse resources on the Web. Michael Hauge has a very good website on screenwriting at http://www.storymastery.com/. You can also try Screenwriters Utopia, at http://www.screenwritersutopia.com. Many of these website will lead you to other sites and blogs.

The Poynter website is an excellent resource about writing in general: http://www.poynter.org/

I hope this helps.


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Roger S. H. Schulman


I can answer questions on the creative aspects of writing for features and television comedy: brainstorming, character development, plotting, story structure, dialog, rewriting, editing, etc. I can also address the business side of show business: pitching, writing and presenting treatments, "taking" meetings, common pitfalls, etc. I'm also well versed in the relationship between screenwriting and computers: software for scriptwriting, brainstorming, presentation, outlining, an d general organization. I'm also a producer, and so can answer questions regarding the ins and outs of television production, specifically the half-hour arena. Visit my scriptwriting blog at http://scriptwriting.tumblr.com/


I have been working in Hollywood as a screenwriter for both TV and features for many years. I'm an Executive Producer and "showrunner" who has run several prime-time and cable comedies. I've written several featurs and contributed to many more for several major studios.

Writers Guild of America, West

Newsweek, BusinessWeek, GQ, Connoisseur, UPI, New York Daily News, please visit my blog at http://scriptwriting.blogspot.com

I have a Masters of Science in Journalism from Columbia University.

Awards and Honors
Academy Award Nomination, Best Adapted Screenplay British Academy Award, Best Adapted Screenplay Emmy Award Nomination, Best New Series NAACP "Image" Award, Best Television Comedy "Annie" Award, Best Animated Film

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