Bachelor's in English

Writing for the Screen: How to Write a Movie Screenplay

Tables of Contents What Is a Screenplay? A Look at the Common Screenplay Format Examples of Effective Screenplays How to Format Dialogue What Are Some Common Screenplay Writing Techniques? How to Become a Screenplay Writer: A Step-by-Step Process What ambitious professional writer has not fantasized about seeing his or her name in huge, shining letters on-screen during a film’s credit sequence: Written by [insert your name here]? Before that can happen, though, a writer must learn how to write a movie screenplay. Screenwriting has long been considered a “glamour” position among wordsmiths. Since the early 20th century, when silent movies […]

The Writer’s Online Toolkit

Writing is a craft that includes a variety of different individual parts. There are a number of creative jobs for those who excel in writing, reading, persuasion, research, and analysis. Today, there are more than enough resources to develop and refine writing skills in addition to getting a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Apps can help make a writer’s current process more efficient. Below are some of the most commonly used writing strategies and tools, and a breakdown of their cost and function. Read A great way to help expand your writing skills is to read. Stephen King once […]

How Technological Advancements Will Shape the Future of Journalism

The field of journalism is changing rapidly. Desktops have been replaced by laptops and notebook computers. The internet has created vast new sources of content linked around the world. News organizations like the Associated Press and the Los Angeles Times have started to use artificial intelligence to generate automated content, tag digital text, and reformat articles. As technology advances, news outlets continue to rely on journalists to cover everything from breaking news to local events, including forums on public policy, board of education meetings, and elections. Technology may be shaping the future of journalism, but it won’t replace the need […]