Tag Archives: screenwriting

Seasons greetings, oh ye Script Gods Must Die writers! I wish upon you all seasonal goodwill, Christmas cookies, reindeer bells and snowy nights, stressless shopping and travel, Mom’s lasagna and pizza fritas, jello molds and Ice Box cake, multiple viewings of Charley Brown’s Christmas and A Christmas Story. And, of course, THE BREAKTHROUGH in your […]

My good friend Colin Costello, a former Chicagoan who moved to Los Angeles, recently wrote an article about the how a writer needs to be in Los Angeles to be a professional. I asked Colin to define his terms—if, by professional, he means in the strictest sense someone getting paid to practice the art of […]

Good Reader, I have an apology. I write endlessly about Chat, the damn micro-budget I made last year, because I’m a multitasker. Yeah, I have to fill space at Script Gods. But the good folks at Self-Counsel Press agreed to publish my micro-budget filmmaking book Surviving Outside Hollywood (Life Lessons For The D.I.Y. Filmmaker) so […]

It’s lazy summer time again for your humble narrator Peditto. I am “away from the office” in every conceivable way, but Good Reader, in the meanwhile, here are some tips from a guy who can flat out right. Tony Gilroy was recently interviewed by the BBC here, and came up with some incredibly common sense […]

I stopped scrolling the Google search pages for Pixar’s 22 Rules Of Storytelling at 20+ pages. God knows how long it goes on for, and how many websites have linked to them. There’s certainly no burning need for me to add to this number, but I will, just in case some reader of Script Gods […]