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
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.
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.
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.
60 Hand Gestures You should be Using and Their Meaning - Show don't tell. Hand gestures.
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.