Prewrite's Screenplay Breakdown Series: Part I

Ever wondered why certain films fly, and others just... flop? There are a million reasons why it could go one way or the other. At Prewrite, we’re determined to break down great screenplays into their structural elements and pinpoint what makes them winners in the film industry. In this article, we'll break down The Shawshank Redemption and When Harry Met Sally.

How to Master the Art of Screenwriting

There are thousands upon thousands of new scripts floating around the market. You want yours to stand out and capture the attention of readers and producers. Let us help you tap into your genius, with some tips from the pros!

The Hero's Journey

Hero’s Journey is a classic, mythical story structure broken down into 12 stages. Also referred to as the “monomyth,” Hero’s Journey functions as a circular model, meaning the hero’s physical trek will typically end right where it began.

Scaling Freytag's Pyramid

Freytag's Pyramid, or Freytag's Triangle, is a popular dramatic structure that specifies seven key elements of a successful narrative. Although some only acknowledge five elements, we're going to dig deeper and cover all seven.