Writing Effective Loglines


Here is more advice by Christopher Lockhart, Story Analyst at William Morris Endeavor Agency. It’s a lengthy article packed with useful information on constructing loglines, so take the time to read it thoroughly. A common tool utilized by both writers and executives is the LOGLINE. A logline conveys the dramatic story of a screenplay in…

Screenwriting Terms: Sluglines, Loglines, Taglines, Plotlines & Hemlines


With so many lines to think about, how can screenwriters possibly concentrate on their film script? I’ll demystify the “dos” and the “do not dos” of all these lines. We’ll  begin with some definitions all script writers should know. SLUGLINES These are an old term for scene headings. They were phasing them out while I was going through…