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ABOUT BARRY PEARSON

This site is hosted and maintained personally by Barry Pearson, award-winning writer/producer. Click on the "about" link for details.

PEARSON'S INDEX

Pearson's Index to Articles on the Internet

You can reach Pearson's Index directly from this page or from various links throughout the site. The Index is intended to be an at-the-elbow reference for screen and television writers, and offers the following features:

Structured categories, such as: Action, Agents, Basic structure, Career information, Character, Copyright, Format and page style, Low budget scripts, Pitching, Premise, Selling, Sex and Romance, Theme, Tips and Tricks of the trade, Writer's Block, and Writers' modus operandi (mostly interviews with successful writers).

Capsule descriptions of each article, so you know what to expect before going to the article to read it.

Clickable links so you can conveniently get to the article, which appears in a new page for ease of navigation and saving to your own disk, without losing your place in the index.

SEMINAR

The Create Your Screenplay seminars are conducted by Barry Pearson, a Toronto-based screen and television writer/producer.

Create Your Screenplay is a two-day seminar held on scheduled weekends in Toronto.

See what participants are saying about previous Seminars on the Testimonials Page

Details about the content of the Create Your Screenplay seminar are on the "Topics" pages.

Get details about Mini-Seminars and E-books.

To Find out when New Seminars are being held:
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Also, don't forget to visit our What You'll Get page, which is part of the overall detail about the seminar.

WRITING HELP

A Screenplay Development Service you can use to help move your screenplay into the commercial, saleable category

FAQ's on the topic of screenplay writing, gleaned from working with writers on this site and the AllExperts site

Structuring a screen story is a big topic, but here it is in a nutshell:
Structure Made Simple

Most beginning screenwriters struggle with formatting. Get some answers here: Format Your Script

How to understand genres and pick the right one for your screenplay: Genres

The Writing Help scene also features articles specifically about screen and television writing. Articles like "Beginning the Process--Creating Your Story,"The Future and the Truth,"One Character in Search of an Author," "To Live and Lie in L.A.," and others about writing and the business.

RESEARCH TOOLS

Resources for the working screen and television writer.

RESOURCE LINKS

Links specifically keyed to Screenwriting. Closely selected, these links concentrate on the art and business of screenplay writing. Since this is a Canadian site, we've featured key links of importance to writers living and working in Canada. Many of the links, however, will appeal to screen and television writers wherever they live or work.

Other links to general entertainment FFAL sites can be found at the Free-for-all scene.


HOT SPOT - FEATURED SITE:
Madscreenwriter
An Internet Guide to Resources for Writers, Actors and Filmmakers with over 2,000 links to international websites offering news and information, advice and inspiration, networking and discussion.

SITE MAP
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SITE SEARCH using keywords.

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