GrubWrites

Your Screenplay + Real Actors

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This term, we're offering a revised version of a really cool class we've offered once before,  Master Scriptwriting for Stage and Screen. There are so many reasons we're excited about this class

Whitney Scharer

Grub News

My Road to Hollywood Goes Through GrubStreet

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We had our last fall class in Introduction to Screenwriting last week, and I've learned so much in the last two months that I feel ready to go to LA to take a meeting. 

 

I think I speak for all the students in the class when I say that Cheryl Eagan Donovan loaded us up with phenomenally useful information on how to get a screenplay up and running and what to think about when thinking about commercial viability
Larry Lindner

Inspiration

Instagram for Writers

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Really? I can hear the disbelief already. Instagram is a good platform for writers? That funny mobile app that gives you the ability to take and share pictures with cool filters? I’m here to tell you, why yes! It is a fantastic way for writers to engage with their audience. So much so that if you Google “Instagram writers” that you will get a short explanation from the search engine:

Crystal King

Four Tips for Using Social Media for Author Self-Promotion WITHOUT Annoying Others

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One of the women in my writing group is launching her gorgeous debut novel this month (yay Anjali Mitter Duva!). This means, of course, that she is experiencing the thrill of her first book signing, seeing reviews popping up on websites and blogs, walking into bookstores and seeing it on shelves, etcetera. What it also means is that her book promotion campaign is in full swing.

Crystal King

Craft Advice

Readings For Writers: Pick of the Week

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 Every week, a member of the Grub community recommends a book they find helpful or inspirational from a craft perspective. This week, instructor Cheryl Eagan-Donovan recommends a favorite screenwriting book. 

Cheryl Eagan-Donovan

Craft Advice