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Before you belly up to the bar
House Rules

Things you have to know about what you can and cannot say at the bar.

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Last post by Ben Cahan
in Introducing our Bouncers...
March 7, 2010 9:26 AM
From the Town Council

The latest features, announcements and happenings in town. This is where we'll tell you what's new and what's going on in Talentville.

823 Posts
197 Topics
Last post by Eli Donaldson
in Talentville T-Shirt idea contest...
August 7, 2016 8:16 PM
The Suggestion Box

We can't think of everything so we need your input, and this is the place to give us feedback. Tell us what we should add, tell us what you like and even tell us what drives you crazy. You keep giving us ideas, we'll keep making it better.

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178 Topics
Last post by JIm Valko
in Logline and synopsis reviews
June 10, 2017 11:24 AM
I'm new in town!

If you are a new Resident, introduce yourself here, maybe someone will shake your hand and buy you a drink.

892 Posts
178 Topics
Last post by Ben Cahan
in New Tourist
14 days ago
The Writers' room
Screenwriting Nuts and Bolts

Confused about formatting? Need advice about structure or character arcs or anything else relating to the technical side of making your script look and feel professional? This is the place to ask and get answers.

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180 Topics
Last post by Ted Cabarga
in Screenwriting Disconnects
13 days ago
The Screenwriters' Lounge

A casual room where you can talk about anything related to screenwriting.

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762 Topics
Last post by Ted Cabarga
in Jane Austen Reinvented
13 days ago
The Playwrights' Lounge

Step on in if you write for the stage, if you are a fan of live theater or if you want to talk about what makes a stage play unique and challenging.

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11 Topics
Last post by Karl Gorman
in How many of us are playwrights?
September 29, 2016 11:06 AM
Television Writers' Lounge

You want to talk TV? This is the lounge for you. From dramas to sitcoms to reality series, television is full of opportunities, and here you can talk about what's hot and what's not, whether you are developing an original idea or writing sample episodes for shows already on the tube.

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34 Topics
Last post by Paul Chironi
in Trouble with Script
June 28, 2016 8:38 PM
So, what do you guys think?

You have the next great idea, but is it really great? Or, you want to send a query letter out and you don't know if it sounds right. This is the place to post that idea, put it out there and let our Residents and Experts tell you why it stinks.

188 Posts
25 Topics
Last post by Dravid Mills
in Nudge
February 25, 2016 11:58 PM
Ask the Expert

We have assembled a group of highly respected authors, gurus, consultants and working writers to share their knowledge with our Residents. Post your questions here and we'll pick a few every month and put them to our expert panel.

377 Posts
78 Topics
Last post by Ben Cahan
in How do you Sell?
14 days ago
Lessons from the Experts

This new board is reserved for the columns, articles and screenwriting tips from the industry professionals, authors and teachers who have graciously agreed to share their wisdom and experience with us. Step on in and learn from them.

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19 Topics
Last post by Billie Harris
in Entering a Contest? Secrets to ...
February 6, 2017 12:06 PM
The Business of Writing
So, I entered this Contest...

Experience with screenwriting contests? Wondering whether to enter one? There are many, and this is the place to tell of your experiences or just ask for advice before sending in your check.

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46 Topics
Last post by Jennifer Berg
in LAST CHANCE: Launch Your Screenw...
May 3, 2017 11:04 PM
Screenwriting and the Internet

There are lots of sites on the internet directed at both the entertainment industry in general and screenwriting in particular. Talk about your experiences, let other Residents know of your site or your blog, or just see what is out there.

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Last post by Claudia Summerfield
in 2016 BlueCat Screenplay Contest ...
June 8, 2015 3:53 PM
Let's talk Coverage...

Many companies offer professional script analysis, coverage and script notes. This is the place to share your experiences, talk up your favorites and find out how these professionals can help you make your good script great (or not).

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Last post by John Read
in What coverage company do you use...
December 1, 2014 12:03 PM
My uncle's neighbor is an Agent...

Agents, managers, entertainment lawyers. The right one can open doors, get your work read and push your career into high gear. But who to trust, that's the question. If you know of a good one or a bad one or just want a recommendation, come on in and get the latest scoop.

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Last post by Billie Harris
in Querying Agents and Managers
November 11, 2014 4:15 PM
The Speakeasy
At the Movies

Saw a movie this weekend and have an opinion? Eager to see a new release? This is the place for anything that going on at the movies.

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Last post by James Moriarty
in SNOWDEN by PROFESSOR JAMES...
October 14, 2016 10:27 AM
The Soap Box

Got an agent? Placed highly in a screenwriting contest? Got a personal call from a bigshot? Sold your script? Step on up and brag a bit, toot your own horn, grab a banana and beat your chest like the gorilla you are.

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Last post by Jason Gruich
in "STRIKE" INDIEGOGO IS LIVE!!!
March 7, 2017 6:53 PM
The Wild West

We've reserved this room to talk about anything you want, writing related or not. The rules are few and the liquor is flowing, and the sheriff is nowhere in sight.

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112 Topics
Last post by James Moriarty
in BAD ACTOR @ the University of Ma...
June 1, 2017 11:45 AM