WELCOME TO WORKING SCREENWRITER

It’s not about the books you read.

It’s not about the videos you watch.

 

It’s about the questions you ask and the answers you get.

 

It’s about writers talking with other writers.

ABOUT

WORKING SCREENWRITER:  HORROR STORY

This virtual screenwriting course is taught by full-time working Hollywood

screenwriter, Thomas Fenton.

 

Working Screenwriter: Horror Show serves as an

introduction to professional horror screenwriting as well as an intermediate honing of

skills screenwriting course.

Over the course of 3 hours, you’ll learn the reality of being a working screenwriter and the nuances of the horror screenwriting business.

Space is limited.

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May 8th, 15th & 22nd
10am PST
The 15th is sold out.
There are only a few spots left for the 8th & 22nd.

Screenwriting:

  • Finding that idea to write.

  • Familiar with a twist.

  • Working with a Story Drop.

  • How to plan a story using beat sheets and notecards.

  • The Rule of Three to keep your writing sharp.

  • How to write memorable characters and meaningful stories.

  • Rules of the World.

  • How to choose the proper setting, tone and pace for your script.

  • How to introduce and develop characters that connect with the audience.

  • Arsenal of Horror.  What is it and how do you get your own?

  • How to use the Wicked Pass as a way to create an awesome final draft.

  • Jump scares what are they. When to use them when not to use them.

  • Keep the audience engaged while scaring the hell out of them.

  • How to intrigue not confuse.

  • Twist ending how to use them.

The Business of Hollywood:

  • What to expect out of a writing career in horror films

  • How working with agents, managers and lawyers can impact your career

  • Optioning books and video games and other IP

  • The difference between a writer's first draft and a reader’s first draft

  • Is it hard or easy to write horror sequels?

Who Should Take This Course:

  • Anyone who wants to write a horror screenplay.

  • Anyone who wants to make their horror screenplay work better.​

Fenton has worked with:
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SPACE IS LIMITED FOR WORKING SCREENWRITER HORROR STORY

Images courty of Vulture