Screenwriting

Have you ever dreamed of seeing your book on the silver screen? Are you getting started in the world of screenwriting? Or just like to talk about movies made from books? We’ve got events for you! You can tune in to watch the livestreams and replays in the LitCon 2021 Facebook event. Panels will also be posted to the LitCon Youtube channel.

Mar 6 12PM EST A Helping Hand with your First Five Pages webinar

Alison and Joe will give advice on the first five pages sent in by eager screenwriters. You can also ask questions during the livestream.

Mar 6 2PM EST Sci-Fi Lit on the Silver Screen Panel

Phoebe Darqueling, Joseph Carrabis and Sharon Daley talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to classic Sci-Fi lit on the silver screen.

Mar 7 9AM EST Adapting Your Novel for TV and Film Panel

Have you ever tried your hand at adapting a novel? Or did you start with a screenplay and novelize it? Our panelists will talk about what worked and didn’t work for them. 

Mar 7 2PM EST Screenwriting Q&A

Got burning questions about screenwriting? Looking for resources to get started? Need help with how to put a certain thing on the page? Viewers are invited to send in questions in advance and bring up topics in real time with two writers who know their stuff. 

Meet the Q&A Panel

Alison Weaverdyck is new to screenwriting as of 2020, but her TV adaptation of her second novel was a special mention finalist in the 2021 Screencraft Pilot Competition. Under the pen name Phoebe Darqueling, Alison writes a wide range of speculative fiction.

Jon Meyers teaches First Year writing and Intro to Lit at Western Kentucky University.  He has a B.A. in Film, and M.A. in English, and is completing his M.F.A. in Screenwriting (June 2021).  He is the only US moderator for Into The Script, a London-based online writing advice hub with 6.8k active followers.  He has written a dozen scripts for film, TV, and radio – including Riding Aristotle, which was an Official Selection of the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival.

Joe Compton is the owner, executive producer, and host of the Go Indie Now podcast and website. He had extensive experience as a script reader.

More bios to be added soon!