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New Release : ‘Boyhood Dream’ by John Scully

Posted in - Uncategorized on June 21st 2017 0 Comments Boyhood Dream Book cover 07 final

This is an incredible story of harassment and injustice. The author has made numerous attempts to exonerate and clear his name but in doing so found himself in deeper trouble. The motivation for writing this autobiography stems not only for an urge for justice but more a cathartic attempt to find some sense in the …

New Release: ‘Lordie’

Posted in - Uncategorized on February 24th 2017 0 Comments LordieKindle-2

A wonderful, funny comedy relating to the goings on in the manor and
the surrounding area.  Meet and walk in the shoes of the many daft
characters.  Smile and laugh aloud as you enjoy their encounters and
antics. Enjoy the hilarious carry-on of His Lordship as he delights in
mischief making.”

Lordie a new novella …

The Sweet Adventures of Henry P. Twist – Update

Posted in - Uncategorized on December 9th 2016 0 Comments The Sweet Adventures-sm

Having met all his goals early for this year (Putting into production a wonderful Book Trailer), Bruce Van Alstyne continues to press on with sales and marketing. He has just recently partnered with a charity, his local Easter Seals of East Texas and will be donating a portion of his personal book sales to help children …

Screenplay ‘Barking Mad’ Update

Posted in - Uncategorized on November 2nd 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.56.54

Logline: A kidnapped American TV crew are forced on a one-day journey and offered a dark deal by their Irish captors: shoot or be shot.

‘Barking Mad’ by John Dawson received development funding from the IFB, OMDC (Canada) and Media Europe (Brussels).  It was one of nine scripts in the world to be accepted into …

Screenwriting – The New York Film Academy

Posted in - Uncategorized on August 5th 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.01.27

In the film industry, screenwriters are now recognized as being just as important as directors in making films. The cliche still holds true, you can make a bad movie with a good screenplay, but you can’t make a good movie with a bad screenplay.

The Screenwriting class is held completely online and was developed …

Self –Publishing

Posted in - Uncategorized on August 5th 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.57.35

These are your words, this is your story; a tale of pathos and woe, heartbreak and longing, action, violence, sex, death and transformation. Its overarching message will no doubt resonate deeply with the reader.

Except, to have readers, your work must be published. Luckily, this is now easy to do for practically anyone. Where once …

What Script Readers Want

Posted in - Uncategorized on August 5th 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.10.31

The immediate joke would be, “They want to become screenwriters, like everyone else in Hollywood.” And to a certain extent, it’s probably true. But in the end, the script reader is the most vital element to any screenwriter’s failure or success, because if you don’t make an impact with the script reader, they don’t …

Script Reader

Posted in - Uncategorized on April 13th 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.10.31

Script Readers mainly work for public funded bodies. Some UK film companies use Script Readers, and in this situation they are usually trusted Readers or Script Editors. They are chosen because their opinions are highly respected by Producers or Development Executives.
Script Readers may also be commissioned by Screenwriters to provide objective opinions on screenplays before …

Manuscript Copy-editing

Posted in - Uncategorized on April 13th 2016 0 Comments 2014-03-08 15.06.25

Copy editing (also copy-editing or copyediting, sometimes abbreviated Ce) is the work that an editor does to improve the formatting, style, and accuracy of text. Unlike general editing, copy editing might not involve changing the content of the text. Copy refers to written or typewritten text for typesettingprinting, publication, broadcast or other