Screenwriting Resources

Absolute Write

Provides information for people interested in freelance writing, screenwriting, playwriting, writing novels, nonfiction, comic book writing, greeting cards, poetry, songwriting, etc.

Done Deal Pro Your daily Internet screenwriting news resource for screenplay, pitch, treatment, and book deals in the film industry.

Drew’s Scriptorama

Download scripts/transcripts for free.

Hollywood Lit Sales

Information on recent script sales and resources.

Contains job postings for media positions, freelance writing, editors, and reporters.


A very complete directory of all screenplay competitions.

National Writers Union

The only labor union that represents freelance writers in all genres, formats, and media.

Organization of Black Screenwriters

The Organization of Black Screenwriters, Inc. (OBS) began in 1988 to address the lack of black writers represented within the entertainment industry.

Screenwriter’s Utopia

Features interviews with professional screenwriters, screenwriting articles, script sales, screenplays, and script reviews.

Script Shark

Tools for the serious writer.


From the Writer’s Store (in Los Angeles), an online community for support, jobs, writer’s groups, software, you name it.


From the creator of Final Draft, a wonderful online community for peer-to-peer script reviews and feedback, industry access and much much more.

Scripts to Hollywood and jobsite.

Writer’s Guild of America, West

For union writers and may also list contests for non-union writers.