Courses and Workshops

“You are the hero of your writing journey…
…and I am your mentor.”

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11th annual Screenwriting Retreat at Sundance– September 29 - October 2, 2016. Prepare your script for market in a productive and nurturing atmosphere. A rich and rewarding experience.

Write a Script in 4 Steps – Ongoing – A write-at-your-own-pace individual course. Whether you are starting a script from scratch as a beginner or a seasoned pro, I mentor you one-on-one from idea to completed script.

Chat with Dave – Anytime one-on-one mentoring – Do you need a few minutes to talk things over?

Write a Showcase Script certificate program – A series of three mentored courses. Craft your script in 17 weeks with plenty of individual feedback and a 24/7 classroom forum.

dot.gif (278 bytes) Act 1: Idea &Story Development – starts January 5, 2015
dot.gif (278 bytes) Act 2: Problems & Solutions – starts February 9, 2015
dot.gif (278 bytes) Act 3: Completing the Script – starts April 6, 2015

Revise Your Script for Market – coming soon – A 4-week intensive course aimed at revising your script with the market in mind.

Sell Your Script– starts May 4, 2015– Let’s get your script sold!  Includes a free evaluation of your query letter or one-sheet.

Proper Formatting Technique: How to Prepare a Compelling and Professional Screenplay – Periodic – This 4-week course focuses entirely on formatting and is presented through Screenwriter’s University online. Includes weekly assignments.

Writing a Successful Spec Script – same as the “Act 1” course in the “Write a Showcase Script” certificate program.

Free at Last! How to Get Your Inner Writer Out and Working For You – A 3-week course, that will help you discover and develop your creativity. Starts January 12, 2015.


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