Category Archives: Writers toolbox

Plot Bot – new online screenwriting tool

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Write screenplays in your browser with PLOT BOT. Plotbot is web-based screenwriting software. You can write your script with as many or as few people as you want—there’s nothing to install, it’s free, and it’s easy to use! “With Plotbot, you can create private screenplays to work alone or with invited friends, or you can create public screenplays to find… Read more »

4 simple little pages…. the treatment

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I have been reworking an old script – MUTAGENE – a zombie horror feature, a script originally penned as a possible first feature shoot over 8 years ago. Initially I was just polishing off the formatting and tightening the descriptions etc as per the new Script Formatting guidelines and then with horror I realised that the previous rewrite was incomplete… Read more »

Duotrope

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I also stumbled across a brilliant writers resource – something I have been searching for all these years since the internet has grown to fruition – a site that tells you who wants what and what they will or will not pay for, especially for short horror fiction! CHECK OUT DUOTROPE! I have already started submitting stories to a few… Read more »

Flow in creativity – flow theory

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Mr. Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced chick-sent-me-high-ee) is chiefly renowned as the architect of the notion of flow in creativity; people enter a flow state when they are fully absorbed in activity during which they lose their sense of time and have feelings of great satisfaction. Mr. Csikszentmihalyi describes flow as “being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego… Read more »