Douglas J. Eboch


Douglas J. Eboch is a professional screenwriter and director who wrote the original screenplay for the movie “Sweet Home Alabama” starring Reese Witherspoon, which set a box office record for a September opening. The screenplay began as his Master’s thesis.

Doug also wrote the video game “Nightmare Cove.” He is the author of "The Three Stages of Screenwriting" and co-author, with producer Ken Aguado, of “The Hollywood Pitching Bible: A Practical Guide to Pitching Movies and Television.” The Scriptwriter’s Network awarded him the Carl Sautter Screenwriting Award for Best New Voice in Feature Films. He has a BA in Film Production and an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California.

Doug currently teaches screenwriting and pitching at ArtCenter College of Design. He writes the popular screenwriting blog “Let’s Schmooze.”

Where to find Douglas J. Eboch online


Totally Rad Wormhole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2021 by SEE EWE Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
When two nerds from the 1980s accidentally open a wormhole to today, they go to their high school reunion and meet their future selves. Horrified at what they’ve become, they set out to change their fate, with their future-selves attempting to influence their decisions.
The Three Stages of Screenwriting
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2016 by SEE EWE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Screenwriter and script doctor Douglas J. Eboch (Sweet Home Alabama) presents a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the craft of screenwriting. This book covers the three distinct phases of creating a great screenplay – outlining, writing the first draft, and rewriting.
Aftermath: Kodiak & Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by SEE EWE Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After America is devastated by a deadly plague, a world-weary trucker searches for a runaway teenage girl in a wilderness controlled by a gang of vicious hijackers with a score to settle.