SCRIPT EDITING

I owe my career to Script Editing. Here at Script Advice I read scripts almost every day - no hardship for me - I love to do this work. I have learned, over the last 25 years; how to make a poor script better and...

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...

I wrote this blog back in 2013 and came across it again recently. I want to re-post because it's sometimes important to give writers out there their due. Without your work and talent, my consultancy Script Advice would not exist nor would I be...

Writers who have worked with me via my services at Scriptadvice.co.uk know that I consider planning and structuring your stories as important as creating them in the first place. Art and artifice go hand in hand in television drama. We love ideas, characters, emotionally engaging and...

I have just finished a busy weekend up in the freezing North - the glorious grandeur of Edinburgh to be exact - teaching a talented, creative bunch of would be television and feature writers how to story line a long form drama for the screen. This...

Canadian J Lynn Stapleton is a writer, photographer and Geriatric Care Nurse who follows me on Twitter. She also loves to blog and interview when she can. Here is her recent interview with her friend, the American tv writer Jill Lorie Hurst. 'Guiding Light' was the...