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Join writing teacher Pilar Alessandra and industry guests as they  demystify screenwriting and answer your questions about craft and story.

Oct 27, 2023

Writer Crescent Imani Novell won the Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship in 2018 and has been writing on an animated shows like Dreamworks' Fright Krewe, Marvel’s Moon Girl and Mattel's Barbie: It Takes Two. She’s got excellent advice about story, character and dialogue, with a little personal hustle...

Oct 20, 2023

Writer Seth M. Sherwood (LeatherfaceLight as a Feather) discusses common horror themes from “screwed by the system” to “man plays God” as written about in his new book, The Scary Movie Writers Guide.

Oct 13, 2023

Writer Nick Smith joins Pilar and her husband Pat Francis in a discussion about Hammer Films, the production company that made DraculaThe Curse of FrankensteinThe Mummy and much more! 

Oct 6, 2023

From writers' room minimums to guaranteed second steps, career coach Lee Jessup talks about the “exceptional” gains made by the WGA as a result of the 148-day writers’ strike.