Six Things You Can Do Right Now To Beat Writer’s Block! #LondonSWF

Script Consultant and educator, Pilar Alessandra joined us early in the London Screenwriters’ Festival to talk about how, even among the most employed writers in Hollywood, writer’s block can stump our writing and freeze our creative motion. If you are finding … MORE

“Itches to be scratched” – 9 Cool Things from John August by Kosha Engler

My first London Breakfast Club was a cracker. At 2:30pm sharp I nabbed my front row seat at Phoenix Artist Club. Good thing too – it was packed. Thirty minutes later John August appeared in the flesh. We went wild … MORE

Producers Notes: Kill Your Darlings Without Killing Your Writing! #LondonSWF

Writers Danny Brocklehurst, Roland Moore and Ashley Pharoah, and Producer Angus Lamont came together with Script Editor Karol Griffiths at this year’s London Screenwriters’ Festival to talk about the process of receiving script notes, what it feels like, why it … MORE

Why Accountability Is Important To Your Writing Career

Picture the scene: You have an idea for a script. Fantastic! You tell yourself you will write it. Brilliant! You daydream of all the awards and recognition for that script that will change everything for you. Lovely! But now is … MORE

Morning Pages – 18/09/2017 by Mark Salmon

Mark Sent me this brain dump the day after the festival closed and I asked if I could share this with others and he agreed… This is his personal experienced of LondonSWF’17… The London Screenwriters Festival is over. By the … MORE

London Screenwriters’ Festival Ultra Early Bird £28 a month Ending

This weekend the Ultra Early Bird offer for LondonSWF will end – that offer is £28 a month for ten months, or buying you pass outright for £280. CLICK HERE Now the dust is settling on what we have heard … MORE

Joseph Lidster & Louis Savy: Top Tips To Write Great Sci-Fi #LondonSWF

Science Fiction has, perhaps above other genres, developed a reputation for polarising audiences. But it’s true that some of the largest grossing film and TV properties (not to mention books and games) are in the Sci-Fi genre and have expanded … MORE

Talent Campus Reflections by Danielle Wager… Apply next time!

I wasn’t supposed to apply for Talent Campus this year, never mind get in. I and my writing were nowhere near good enough I told myself. In my mind that was just a known fact. I’d looked at the application, … MORE

Download all the photos from LondonSWF’17

We have an ongoing archive of all the photos from our events on Flickr HERE, but you can also get them via Dropbox with these links. Feel free to use on your personal blogs and social media. There is a … MORE

The British Screenwriters’ Awards 2017

This year or the fourth time the writing community gathered together to celebrate the best and brightest among us and laud our craft, without which not much good film or TV would exist at all. This night is ours, it’s … MORE