Blogroll & Links


Adam Croft

Agent Provocateur – Julian Friedmann

BBC Writersroom Blog

Between the Pavement and the Stars – Piers Beckley

Brian Bird

Brit Writers and Writers Everywhere

Charles Harris – ScreenLab: writing, directing, reading, learning

Coenesque – the Coen brothers

Complications Ensue: The Crafty TV and Screenwriting Blog – Alex Epstein

Congratulations Harold – Jared Kelly

Cristian Mihai

Dan Harmon Poops

Doug Richardson

Edgar Wright Here

Edward Burns

fifteen minutes of mantra-filled oompah – Tom Murphy

Film Studies For Free – Catherine Grant

Go Into the Story – Scott Myers, one of the most extensive sources of information on screenwriting

Howard Casner – rantings and ravings

Inkblog – Vera Mark

Janet van Eeden


Jason Tammemägi

The Jobbing Scriptwriter – Phill Barron

John August

Miss Read – Laura Anne Anderson

Nutty Natter Chatter – Katie Boyles

the pen is mightier than the spork – James Moran

Raving Dave – Dave Herman

Screenwriter’s Corner – Syd Field

Screenwriters Rehab – D.B. Gilles

Screenwriting On The Blog – Jez Freedman

Screenwriting from Iowa – Scott W. Smith

The Script Guide – Alan Parkinson

The Scriptwriter – Dominic Carver

Scriptwriting in the UK – Danny Stack

Sex In a Submarine – William C. Martell

StoryAlity – JT Velikovsky

The Southern Scriptwriter – Robert Yates

Tom Williams’ blog

Vicious Imagery – David Bishop

Write Here, Write Now – Lucy V Hay, everything you need to know about writing and the industry

the writer type – Paul Bassett Davies

Writesofluid – Michelle Goode

Write, Write, Write – Daniel Martin Eckhart

Writing for Performance – Robin Kelly


David Bordwell’s website on cinema

Journal of Screenwriting
‘The journal also aims to encourage research in the field of screenwriting, the linking of scriptwriting practice to academic theory, and to support and promote conferences and networking events on this subject.’

Here is a collection of film journals published by Intellect Ltd.

Funding, Scholarships, Awards

Creative England – The Development Fund
The Development Fund is open to individual writers, writer/directors and/or producers, or teams, based in the English regions for the development of all types of feature films, including animation and documentary as well as completed scripts ready to be presented to potential financiers.
Applications are welcomed on a rolling basis.

The John Brabourne Awards
For up and coming talent driven to further their experiences and careers in all aspects of film and television. The awards also seek to help those disadvantaged in some way, either through lack of funds or set-backs due to illness or accident.
The CTBF Awards provide cash sums of between £1,000 and £5,000 to help with different types of expenses whilst working on a project or training at an UK establishment.

Film London – Production Schemes
For London-based filmmakers, emerging talent and artist working with the moving image.

MEDIA offers funding to European producers, distributors, sales agents, exhibitors, festivals, training courses and more.
Choose your country from the list for more information.

Writers and Writing

The London Comedy Writers – an excellent source of information on opportunities for writers
Writers, actors, et al. meet for script talk and networking every 2-3 weeks.

Scriptchat – a screenwriters’ community
See #scriptchat on Twitter