Shane Black

Austin Film Festival

Inspiration, motivation and brainstorm Botox at the Austin Film Festival

Sometimes all you need to keep going is a little creative rejuvenation. A little brainstorm Botox. A writer’s reset button. And that’s exactly what I found in Texas last week at the Austin Film Festival. It was an enjoyably exhausting […]

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My most embarrassing moment

I’m just gonna come right out and say it: Coolness is highly overrated. In fact, I can’t think of a single good thing being cool has ever gotten me. I can, however, think of several not-so-good things that the effort […]


The free rewrite

Dear Aspiring Writer, Most people who want to become screen and television writers believe that their path to stardom will fall via some version of the following: – Write kick ass script. Add aliens, big guns, bikinis, and Electronic dance […]