Writers Resources - Websites

Professional Screenwriting Software

Final Draft - Used by 95% of film and television productions.

Celtx - Trusted by millions for superior online collaboration. Write, plan, manage: The all-in-one solution for film, video, and game production.

Fade In - The most advanced software used by professionals writing for motion pictures, television, video games, the stage, radio, and more.

Arc Studio Pro - Goes beyond standard formatting.

Schrivener Literature & Latte - Scrivener is the go-to app for writers of all kinds, used every day by best-selling novelists, screenwriters, non-fiction writers, students, academics, lawyers, journalists, translators and more.

Highland 2 - Made by writers for writers for everything you write.

Writer Duet - The best script writing software for content creation, editing, outlining, and real-time collaboration.

Trelby - The free, multiplatform, feature-rich screenwriting program!

KIT Scenarist - Free Open Source... Simple and powerful application for creating screenplays.

Movie Magic Screenwriter - Award-winning software for writing screenplays, stage plays, teleplays, musicals, comic books, novels, short stories and more.

Studio Binder - We provide customizable solutions for photo and video production companies to better manage their productions, all in one place.

K.M. Weiland - Outlining Novel Software.

Dictionaries & Thesaurus

Grammarly and ProWritingAid- Add-on programs that can assist you with proofreading your writing.

Wiktionary - English-language Wiktionary, a collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary. It aims to describe all words of all languages using definitions and descriptions in English.

Ironicsans and Wordnet - Free website that you can use to help you use shorter words that mean the same thing.

Onomatopoeia Dictionary - Provides words that sound like a the with the definition. Useful when trying to write a sound. 100 Mostly Small but Expressive Injections.

The Urban Dictionary - A resources to find a slang way of saying something. A sure way to a spice to your dialogue.

Synonyms and Antonyms of Words - A great resource to help find more interesting words to describe something.

The Online Slag Dictionary - Useful for looking up several slang terms for commonly used word.

Online Slang Dictionaries and Language Links - This site has slang terms from all over the world.

MacMillan Dictionary - Useful resource for ideas and common errors in English.

Writing Prompts

350 Character Traits - Useful personality traits for character to help bring them to life.

123 Ideas for Character Flaws - No character should be perfect, just like people characters should have flaws.

Character Appearance Generator - Useful for coming up with ideas for character descriptions.

Body Language Cheat Sheets - Useful to help describe body language and actions.

Cheat Sheets for Writing Body Language - Useful non-verbal ways to describe what a character is feeling.

100 Words For Facial Expressions - Show don't tell. Show it with a facial expression.

Script Download Sites

Script Reader Pro - TV Scripts - Download scripts to read for T.V.

Scripts On Screen - Movie script search engine to download screenplays.

J.J. Abrams: Screenplays Downloads - Collection of J.J. Abrams Screenplays.

Movie Script Scene-By-Scene Breakdowns - Links to 101 articles which include downloadable PDFs of each breakdown.

X-Men Movies Screenplay Collection Downloads - Collection of X-Men Screenplays.

40 TV Show Bible Examples to Download and Study - Collection of TV Show Bibles.

Read the Best Screenplays From the 1980s - Collection of screenplays from the 1980s.

15 Screenplay Examples From Each Genre To Download For Free - 15 screenplay examples for each genre.

50 Best TV Scripts to Read and Download for Free - Learn how to write TV specs by studying the best TV pilots.

Download the Best Original Screenplays for the 2020 Oscars - 5 original nominees and 5 adapted nominees screenplays.

Script Fly - Movie scripts for your education.