SCREENWRITING

I have a steady stream of writers coming through the Script Advice portal via my website  I read a lot of scripts. You have sent your work to a reputable, professional person; you need feedback to feel confident to proceed, but it's daunting. Like leaving your...

Narrative Thread is a phrase you may have heard bandied around screenwriting circles and I certainly use it a lot in my work with writers via my website www.scriptadvice.co.uk. It's a good visual to keep in your mind as you are shaping your television drama. The...

I regularly write articles for InkTip Magazine and this is my latest - I break down the creative v the commercial aspects of writing for television and give you a handy listicle of the documents you will need to get proficient and great at writing...

The creative process, is, as any writer will tell you, a personal, specific and unique activity. So I am not going to go into a great blurb about how important it is to put your bum down on the seat each day and produce x amount...

Here at SCRIPT ADVICE I have compiled a hit list of the vital things you should be considering as you dive off that metaphorical screenwriting board into the shifting narrative water below...

My colleague and friend Phil Gladwin blogs below about the 3 key things a winning script needs. His competition is an excellent way of getting your original creative ideas out there. Phil and I run popular, hand’s on practical workshops for writers keen to hone their television...

A lot of my work via my Script Consultancy Script Advice is about helping writers shape their creative ideas for television. It is one thing to have a lot of great ideas; characters, stories, things you want to say, but to ensure your best ideas don't...

Recently Script Advice teamed up with Screenwritinggoldmine to run this little beauty of a workshop for writers wanting to tackle the first 10 pages of their television pilots. Start Your Story Engine It was great; we had Kate Oates Series Producer of Coronation Street and Simon...

Here is a handy link to my TELEVISION WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS column for Script Magazine; all my articles all in the one place. Book mark this so you can have me at your finger tips when you start shaping your television series and serial...

Here is my latest article for Script Magazine on Writing Successful Stories for Television and the tips and tricks writers need to have in their 'stash of useful stuff' to ensure they engage an audience and keep them engaged with the stories they tell on...