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  1. What is an RSS Feed?
  2. “What are you doing?!” Automatic “change me” in dialogue!
  3. Don't Repeat. It wastes the reader's time and brain cells
  4. What are the stakes?
  5. Degree of Difficulty
  6. Be Kind To Your Reader
  7. The 20 Script Must-Haves
  8. Series = Ensemble
  9. The 8 Story Problems
  10. Oh, Mercy and me.
  11. Rite of Passage
  12. Golden Fleece
  13. “Institutionalized”
  14. Character Introductions
  15. Question from a student... Is low budget filmmaking worth it?
  16. Action / Reaction? and the lack thereof.
  17. Who?s Your FAVORITE Bad Guy?!
  18. Kitchen Timer Method
  19. Online Screenwriting Resources
  20. Dude with a Problem
  21. Changing the Game
  22. Out of the Bottle
  23. Main Character’s Problem/Goal
  24. Who is My Antagonist?
  25. One Problem Affecting Everyone
  26. How to Finish Act One
  27. Not About the Work
  28. Writing miniseries on spec
  29. Screenwriting outside L.A.
  30. Changing the Game
  31. Out of the Bottle
  32. Main Character’s Problem/Goal
  33. Who is My Antagonist?
  34. One Problem Affecting Everyone
  35. Writing miniseries on spec
  36. Not About the Work
  37. How to Finish Act One
  38. Is what you think is there, there?
  39. Get details right!
  40. I Got This
  41. Top 10 Script Problems
  42. Top 5 Screenwriting Book of 2018! I blush.
  43. Write 2 Scripts a Year
  44. Hollywood Will Find You
  45. The Elements of a Scene
  46. Emotional Investment
  47. The 7 Elements of a Viable Story
  48. Talking about THE IDEA
  49. Punch – Counterpunch
  50. It’s about EMOTION
  51. B Story
  52. Screenwriting rules
  53. Billions Golden Frog Time script and outline (episode 211)
  54. Subtext
  55. Writing a Scriptment
  56. Find Your Writing Voice
  57. You Don't Know What You're Writing About Until the End!
  58. Emotion is All
  59. Know Thy Antagonist!
  60. Writer’s Block
  61. Looking at ghosts and empties
  62. Rewriting... Trouble So Hard & Natural Blues
  63. How Difficult is it to Write at the Level Where Your Work Will Sell?
  64. Shaping Your Main Character
  65. Why Series Stop Working
  66. Feel What They Feel
  67. Writing Superhero Movies
  68. Make Them Miserable
  69. Writing a Dual Narrative
  70. And while we're on the subject of actors...
  71. EP149: Keeping it Real: a lesson in comedy
  72. Friday Questions
  73. Movie Magic
  74. Advice for young writers you won't hear anywhere else
  75. EP150: The Reality of being a Reality Star: Meet Susie Meister
  76. Scriptnotes 428: Cleaning Up the Leftovers, Transcript
  77. Tough Love vs. Self Care
  78. Scriptnotes, Ep 425: Tough Love vs. Self Care Transcript
  79. Chance Favors the Prepared with Lulu Wang
  80. The New One with Mike Birbiglia
  81. Assistant Writers
  82. Scriptnotes, Extra: Assistants Town Hall
  83. Scriptnotes, Ep 427: The New One with Mike Birbiglia, Transcript
  84. Scriptnotes, Ep 426: Chance Favors the Prepared with Lulu Wang, Transcript
  85. Professionalism in the Age of the Influencer
  86. EP153: What it takes to be a good Comic Actor
  87. Load Management
  88. Scriptnotes, Ep 421: The Follow Upisode, Transcript
  89. Scriptnotes Ep 422: Assistants Aren't Paid Nearly Enough, Transcript
  90. Scriptnotes, Ep 429: Cleaning Up the Leftovers, Transcript
  91. Scriptnotes, Ep 430: From Broadway to Hollywood Transcript
  92. Bonus - Die Hard Deep Dive
  93. Runner Runner
  94. 2020
  95. EP155: Making MANNEQUIN (& MANNEQUIN 2) Come to Life
  96. Bonus - 1917 Q&A with Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  97. Learning from Movies
  98. EP156: Analyzing Comedy with David Isaacs, Part 1
  99. Uncredited writing by a script coordinator
  100. Scriptnotes, Bonus: 1917 Q&A, Transcript
  101. Scriptnotes, Bonus Episode: Die Hard Deep-Dive, Transcript
  102. The One with Greta Gerwig
  103. Scriptnotes, Episode 432: Learning From Movies, Transcript
  104. EP157: Analyzing Comedy with David Isaacs , Part 2
  105. Scriptnotes, Ep 433: The One with Greta Gerwig Transcript
  106. Ambition and Anxiety
  107. EP158: Concerts I’ve Attended: Seeing the great and not so great
  108. The One with Noah Baumbach
  109. Scriptnotes, Ep 434: Ambition and Anxiety
  110. Won't you be my neighbor?
  111. EP159: Things even I didn’t know about FRASIER & CHEERS
  112. Scriptnotes, Ep 435: The One with Noah Baumbach
  113. Political Movies
  114. EP160: Meet John Pike Part 2
  115. Scriptnotes, Ep 436: Political Movies
  116. EP161: 50 Actors we Rejected
  117. Assistants’ Advice to Showrunners
  118. How to Listen
  119. EP162: Meet FRASIER co-creator David Lee
  120. Scriptnotes, Episode 438: How to Listen, Transcript
  121. Scriptnotes, Episode 437: Other Things Screenwriters Write, Transcript
  122. How to Grow Old as a Writer
  123. Comments on comments
  124. EP163: All things FRASIER
  125. Episode, 439: How to Grow Old as a Writer, Transcript
  126. Beyond Bars
  127. EP164: And now for the play-by-play
  128. Friday Questions
  129. Scriptnotes, Episode 440: Beyond Bars, Transcript
  130. How accurate is the page-per-minute rule?
  131. Readers
  132. MASH & women writers
  133. Working as a freelance reader
  134. EP165: The Birth Of The Simpsons
  135. Stop Counting Pages (and Touching Your Face)
  136. EP166: More with Comedy Writer Jay Kogen
  137. Maybe the greatest moive trailer EVER
  138. What We're Up To
  139. Scriptnotes, Episode 442: Stop Counting Pages (And Touching Your Face) Transcript
  140. Scriptnotes, Episode 441: Readers, Transcript
  141. Story in Documentary
  142. EP167: Comedy Suggestions While Quarantined
  143. Scriptnotes, Ep 443: What We're Up To, Transcript
  144. Clueless
  145. The Ideal Writing Session
  146. EP168: Free Association Podcasting
  147. Scriptnotes Live Show this Saturday
  148. MASH and the coronavirus
  149. Friday Questions
  150. The One with Phoebe and Ryan
  151. Scriptnotes, Ep 445: The One with Phoebe and Ryan, Transcript
  152. Scriptnotes, Ep 444: Clueless, Transcript
  153. How to construct a pilot
  154. Back to Basics
  155. Getting Things Done in a Pandemic
  156. EP170: The Golden Era of Radio
  157. Looking At vs. Looking Through
  158. Based on a True Story
  159. Scriptnotes, Ep 446: Back to Basics, Transcript
  160. Scriptnotes, ep 447: Three Page Zoom, Transcript
  161. Shuffling Papers
  162. The One with Sam Esmail
  163. Scriptnotes, Episode 448: Based on a True Story, Transcript
  164. EP172: Bringing Live Theatre to YOU
  165. Scriptnotes, Episode 449: The One with Sam Esmail, Transcript
  166. Chinatown #1
  167. A trick we learned
  168. Only the Interesting Scenes
  169. Keep the future -- Just let me go back to the past
  170. EP173: The Early Days of My TV Career
  171. Unity of Place
  172. Fresh and Real
  173. People aren't always what they seem
  174. There Are No Slow Claps
  175. Scriptnotes Ep 450: Only the Interesting Scenes Transcript
  176. EP174: The Broadcaster’s Nightmare
  177. Writing about yourself
  178. It's Too Early to Know What Your Story is About!
  179. The Empire Strikes Back with Lawrence Kasdan
  180. Scriptnotes, Ep 451: There Are No Slow Claps, Transcript
  181. Shows on the bubble
  182. EP175: A Master Class in Directing Part 1
  183. Start FASTER and SOONER and BIGGER
  184. Friday Questions
  185. Weekend Post
  186. Ain't it the troooth
  187. Memorial Day 2020
  188. Getting Back to Set
  189. Scriptnotes Ep 452: The Empire Strikes Back with Lawrence Kasdan, Transcript
  190. Entrance applause
  191. EP176: A Master Class in Directing Part 2
  192. Friday Questions
  193. Weekend Post
  194. Weekend Post 2
  195. All is Lost moment
  196. In Praise of Typewriters ? II
  197. My Mystery Novel Pet Peeve
  198. The latest worst week ever
  199. #theShowMustBePaused
  200. We're number 29!!!
  201. FAME isn't always what it's cracked up to be
  202. That Icky Feeling
  203. EP177: Meet comedy writer Billy Van Zandt
  204. Friday Questions
  205. Weekend Post
  206. Don't Fix it if it ain't Broke!
  207. The second CHEERS Zoom reading is up!
  208. Police on Screen
  209. Dropping back in on Late Night Hosts
  210. EP178: Meet Billy Van Zandt: Part Two
  211. Friday Questions
  212. Watch a live reading of our MASH script
  213. Weekend Post
  214. Comedy PTSD
  215. Laurel Canyon
  216. Too Much at Once
  217. Real Life Into Drama
  218. Coming this fall... maybe
  219. EP179: How to give notes and how NOT to give notes
  220. Friday Questions
  221. Scriptnotes 456: Too Much at Once, Transcript
  222. Scriptnotes 455: Police On Screen, Transcript
  223. Scriptnotes, 454: That Icky Feeling, Transcript
  224. Scriptnotes, Ep 453: Getting Back to Set Transcript
  225. Weekend Post
  226. Welcome to the Russian Roulette Cafe
  227. Getting Staffed in Comedy Variety
  228. The new Perry Mason
  229. Summer Reading
  230. EP180: Meet 8-time JEOPARDY champion, Jennifer Quail
  231. Friday Questions
  232. Go Around The Room – Add Emotion When You Need It!
  233. Weekend Post
  234. Singing in the Rain
  235. Week 16 of self-quarantining
  236. Collapsing Scenes
  237. Carl Reiner tribute upcoming
  238. RIP Carl Reiner
  239. "My" DICK VAN DYKE SHOW
  240. EP181: Part 2 with JEOPARDY champion, Jennifer Quail
  241. Friday Questions
  242. Scriptnotes 458: Collapsing Scenes, Transcript
  243. Scriptnotes, Ep 457: Getting Staffed in Comedy Variety, Transcript
  244. 4th of July Weekend Post
  245. If you produce it, they will come
  246. Final thoughts on fireworks
  247. International Television
  248. Do the math, broadcast networks
  249. EP182: Meet TV Critic Alan Sepinwall
  250. Friday Questions