What we're about

The Scriptwriters Network (“SWN”), founded in 1986, is an educational, tax-exempt 501(c) (3) non-profit, volunteer-driven organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals.

SWN serves its members by providing educational programming, enhancing awareness of the realities of the business, developing access and opportunity through alliances with industry professionals and furthering the cause and quality of writing for the entertainment industry.

We bring in entertainment professionals to speak on the art, craft and business of script writing for TV, features and new media.

Whether you are a screenwriter, a television scriptwriter or involved in screenwriting for non-traditional media, we help take your writing to the next level.

Upcoming events (4)

Creative Writing Challenge – October

Online event

CREATIVITY IS THE KEY!

This challenge is for those who want to work on writing new ideas and who would like to maintain a continuous creativity flow with your writing. Creativity is defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work; the ability to CREATE.

***Please read details and instructions at the link below...

Challenge End Date: October 31, 2021

For more information on this challenge, please click on the link below:

https://scriptwritersnetwork.com/events/creative-writing-challenge-october/

Friday Night Social Networking Virtual Event – November 5th

|| Virtual Event Date: FRIDAY, November 5, 2021 ||

|| Start time: 5:30 pm PDT ||

**The date and time of this event is changing next year….

Our POPULAR Friday Night Social Networking Event is a networking event that meets the first (1st) Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another and has evolved into so much more. This event was established in order for you to personally meet people and network yourself and your project(s).

IMPORTANT:

**YOU MUST USE the below link to register and receive the Zoom link - The MEETUP link is not directly connected to the link below - thanks for understanding.

Please REGISTER before 10:00 pm PDT on THURSDAY, November 4, 2021.

*Please note, you will receive the Zoom link and password to attend this online meeting on THURSDAY evening, November 4th, AFTER the 10:00 pm PDT deadline.

**As you will need a Zoom account to participate in this event, you can sign up for a FREE Zoom account here: https://Zoom.us/signup

***EACH guest and/or attendee needs to REGISTER individually/separately.

**YOU MUST USE THIS below link to register and receive the Zoom link - The MEETUP link is not directly connected to the link below - thanks for understanding.

(https://scriptwritersnetwork.com/events/friday-night-social-networking-virtual-event-november-5th/)

Any questions, email us at [masked].
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The Secret of Screenwriting

Online event

|| Virtual Event Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021 ||

|| Speaker: Linda M Wright ||

|| Start time: 1:00 pm PDT ||

As you know, there are hundreds of seminars and books for you to read. But do they really help? What do you really learn? Are they all the same?

IMPORTANT:

Please REGISTER before 10:00 pm on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

*Please note, you will receive the Zoom webinar link and password to attend this online meeting on Friday evening (PST), November 19th.

**EACH guest and/or attendee needs to REGISTER individually/separately.

Admission:
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$15.00 online – Please Pay Here

(https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eiknkf8ga29a1df3&oseq=&c=&ch=)

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SWN Paid Annual Members,

Sign-In Here (https://scriptwritersnetwork.com/events/the-secret-of-screenwriting-members-only/)

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To become a paid SWN Annual

Member, Join Now! (http://scriptwritersnetwork.com/register/)

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Start time: 1:00 pm PDT

No Refunds. No Credits.

More details:

This online Seminar will also discuss:

-The five “w’s” of screenwriting
-How do you write a killer treatment?
-When do you need a treatment vs when you don’t
-What are the differences between a feature and a movie of the week?
-Q and A/Myths about Hollywood

LINDA WRIGHT is known as “the writer with a heart.” She writes stories that depict real-life conflicts and issues. Stories that change lives and share hope. Linda is also passionate about writing stories that keep a family entertained together. There is power in the “family hour.”

For more information on this event, Speaker and to RSVP, please click here: https://scriptwritersnetwork.com/events/the-secret-of-screenwriting/

Any questions, email us at [masked].

Friday Night Social Networking Virtual Event – December 3rd

|| Virtual Event Date: FRIDAY, December 3, 2021 ||

|| Start time: 5:30 pm PDT ||

Our POPULAR Friday Night Social Networking Event is a networking event that meets the first (1st) Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another and has evolved into so much more. This event was established in order for you to personally meet people and network yourself and your project(s).

IMPORTANT:

**YOU MUST USE the below link to register and receive the Zoom link - The MEETUP link is not directly connected to the link below - thanks for understanding.

Please REGISTER before 10:00 pm PDT on THURSDAY, December 2, 2021.

*Please note, you will receive the Zoom link and password to attend this online meeting on THURSDAY evening, December 2nd, AFTER the 10:00 pm PDT deadline.

**As you will need a Zoom account to participate in this event, you can sign up for a FREE Zoom account here: https://Zoom.us/signup

***EACH guest and/or attendee needs to REGISTER individually/separately.

**YOU MUST USE THIS below link to register and receive the Zoom link - The MEETUP link is not directly connected to the link below - thanks for understanding.

(https://scriptwritersnetwork.com/events/friday-night-social-networking-virtual-event-december-3rd/)

Any questions, email us at [masked].
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