Today at The Greenhouse, Sean talks through the Save the Cat concept for creating characters that make for great stories – and that make an audience root for your hero!
Looking for that next step up in your arts & entertainment career? In this column, Dr. Eileen Wirth shares everything she has learned about being a creative professional. If you’re a fiction writer, your “voice” may be the most important aspect of your work, according to Dr. Brent Spencer, an award-winning novelist who directs the […]
Today at The Greenhouse, Marianne talks through the concept of The Hero’s Journey for crafting compelling characters and stories!
Watch a number of Greenhouse actors perform a table read of the two top scripts chosen from the Catalyst Writers Group for 2021! If you are interested in writing or acting for future table reads, get in touch with us at email@example.com! Shared Life of Carl by Beckah Selnick Narrator: Colleen Darling CARL – Aughviee […]
Writers love to give each other advice. (Hello.) Unfortunately, that advice too often sounds, especially on social media, like rules and edicts and restraints. And while there are “rules,” most advice falls into the “your mileage may vary” category. After all, if there were one proven way to generate a successful script every time, this […]
Time has been more elastic than usual during the pandemic. While some months seemed interminable, others have rushed by in a dizzying blur. Suddenly, here we are, facing the end of a year it seemed was going to be endless. Now, by tradition, rote, or peer pressure, many of us are taking stock of what […]
How often have you looked at the words on your computer screen – or worse, just the cursor on your empty computer screen – and thought, “Why am I writing?” How often have you despaired as a plot fell apart, a character refused to cooperate with you, or the emotion leaked from a scene, and […]
The Greenhouse is pleased to welcome veteran writer and showrunner Sheryl Anderson to the Journal! Sheryl is also going to be leading The Greenhouse’s new writers program, which will be launched at the end of the year. Starting with this article, Sheryl also will be presenting a monthly column on everything you need to know […]