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By Chris Csont

Looking at how Nope forces its characters to Fight the Giant. Warning: Spoilers ahead!

By Chris Csont
For the first half of Die Hard, John McClane is completely on his own against Hans Gruber and his men. Learn how the script keeps forcing him to work harder to get help!
By Chris Csont

This post contains spoilers. Don’t let that scare you off. You’ve likely seen all these movies, but even if you haven’t, knowing how a movie ends shouldn’t detract from the pleasure of watching a movie. Think about it: how many people skip out on Star Wars because they know Darth Vader is…

By John August
We’re thrilled that Writer’s Digest featured Writer Emergency Pack in this month’s “Top Shelf” section. Look for us in the March/April issue on newsstands now!
By John August
One year ago today, I held my first Writer Emergency Pack. It was a test deck, full of typos and formatting errors, but it felt like something worth pursuing. I showed the prototype to screenwriter friends, soliciting their feedback. I took several decks to the Austin Film Festival, passing them around during the live Scriptnotes…