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Abe Lincoln: Vampire Slayer?

The Hollywood Blacklist of hottest, most-talked about, unproduced screenplays has been published for 2010. Compiled by Universal Development Director Franklin Leonard, the list is a survey of more than 300 studio creative executives of the best, most provocative screenplays to cross their desks.

Copying the masters…

I’m often asked by new writers how I learned how to write for film and television. I first learned how to write in journalism school, and then as a working journalist for 10 years or so before I morphed into writing for film and TV. So for me one of the big answers to the question is I learned how write scripts from READING OTHER PEOPLE’S SCRIPTS. Especially produced scripts.