A Non-Profit Group of Writers Helping Writers
I wanted to take a screenwriting class, but I simply could not make the time to drive to a college campus once a week, find parking and sit in a classroom at a prescribed time, so I looked into online classes and I was lucky enough to find an excellent class that was very affordable.
Over the course of 6 weeks, the instructor takes you through 12 lessons in screenwriting, focusing on such subjects as conflict, beginnings, middles, endings, structure, dialogue, rewrites,…Continue
In this scene from Anton Chekhov's play "The Seagull," The writer Trigorin tells the young actress Nina what it is really like to be a writer, as opposed to her glamorous, naive notions. Obviously, Chekhov used the character of Trigorin to express his own frustrations and disappointments about the life of a writer. Such a bittersweet, poignant description of reality vs. fantasy.…