14 Day Screenplay Outline Challenge

with Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman

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What to Expect

A One on One and Group Experience

Week 1: preparing the Story

Week 2: completing the outline

About Bryan


Bryan Cogman is an Emmy award winning screenwriter and producer, known for having those duties in the entirety of HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011 – 2019).
He was the first revealed non-executive screenwriter for Amazon Studios’ upcoming high-budget Lord of the Rings TV series, chosen in 2019. As a writer Cogman worked alongside Gennifer Hutchison (of Breaking Bad), Jason Cahill (of The Sopranos), John D. Payne, Patrick McKay, and others. His two-year deal with Amazon Studios finished in December 2020.
Cogman is currently working on an animated Disney film The Sword in the Stone, and a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo
He grew up in Oklahoma and Maryland, and in the 1990’s was educated at the Juilliard School in New York City.

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This process really pushed me to show up at my computer and do the work.
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Ellen B.
Gratitude! My outline is farther along than it was at the beginning of the challenge, and the community & structure supported me in staying consistent with my work even through a time of moving from one city to another!
John D.
Daniel R.
Typically, I don't prepare for my writing projects much, but with the structure of the challenge format on GMB I was able to focus.
Quinn H.
The app was phenomenal, I haven't had a pre-planned, self- directed, productive day like this in ever! Thank you!
Kevin H.
The focused nature with the bite-sized daily assignments really worked well for me.
Cynthia H.
I can't think of an app or intervention I've used that comes close to this.I think I'll be on this app as long as I live lol.
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It depends on his availability. He will read the outline of the winner and provide notes.

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  1. Sign up to GetMotivatedBuddies. 
  2. Buy a subscription by clicking on "Upgrade Now"
  3. Request to Join the Screenplay Outline Group
  4. Join the Challenge

Yes. The outline challenge helps you complete an outline for a three act story structure, which is the common structure for screenplays, novels and television episodes. 

You'll be doing the Challenge with other subscribers. You can choose anyone in the challenge to be your Buddy for additional support. You can also get Buddies from elsewhere on the site.

This challenge begins Sunday, February 7th and ends Saturday, February 20th, 2021 as soon as possible, it's been postponed just a bit!

Simply check in each day to the lesson with how much you did. 90% of people don't complete what they start, so if you can stick with the challenge and check in by doing the work, you have a very good chance at winning.

The first place winner gets a meeting with Bryan over Zoom.

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