A new thing for the new year. Every Friday (give or take), I’ll post a list of recent reading from around the interwebs that might be of interest to y’all. As always, if there’s any interesting news/discussion you think I’ve missed, send it along!
Enjoy and keep writing!
Major 2013 Film Themes from The Guardian
4 Things Writers Should Stop Expecting from Bang 2 Write
Hollywood Movies With Strong Female Role Models Make More Money from Vocativ
Jeff Willis Breaks Down A Script Option Deal from The Black Board
101 Deadliest films by body count (Infographic) from Randal S. Olson (via The Black Board)
Casting Call: Hollywood Needs More Women from NPR (via The Black Board)
The 10 Most Sexist Female Characters on TV from Role Reboot
‘Her’ is a Futuristic Tale With 21st Century Sexism from Policy Mic
Ricky Gervais on what’s made him so successful from Time.com
WGA Award Nominees from Variety
REMINDER: Download tons of award season scripts from Go Into The Story (So much to learn! DO IT.)