Dabble in screenwriting to improve your books


Even if you’ve quit your day job to be a full-time writer, chances are good that you’re not looking to pick up a new hobby.

But B. O'Malley argues that it’s worth a novelist’s effort to try his or her hand at screenwriting.

His reasoning: Screenwriting forces you to write economically, limits you to sound and picture, and possibly boosts your creativity by shrinking your budget.

Whether you’re pleasantly intrigued or skeptical but curious, head to Joanna Penn’s blog, where O’Malley’s guest post appears.