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Screenwriting Website of the Week: Ruth Atkinson

This week ScriptMag celebrates screenwriting consultant Ruth Atkinson's website.

Ruth Atkinson is a Los Angeles-based script consultant and story editor with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the film and television business. Films Ruth has consulted on have won awards and been distributed around the world including The Perfect Family starring Kathleen Turner theatrically released May 2012 and the Gala Closing Film at Outfest 2011, celebrated indie The People I’ve Slept With, Genie nominated Who Loves the Sun starring Molly Parker and Adam Scott, and the New Zealand hit Predicament. Ruth also reviews submissions to the Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Screenwriting Lab and was this year’s screenwriting instructor for Project Involve, Film Independent’s (FIND) flagship diversity program which produced six short films that screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival this June. Ruth is available for script consulting and story editing and can be reached at

Ruth is also a webinar instructor at The Writers Store with a wonderful class on determining if your script is ready to go out to producers, Finding the Sweet Spot: When Is My Script Ready?

Ruth Atkinson