script writing

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...

Meet George - she is a very committed but rather hapless character who really really wants to work in telly as a writer. She may or may not get there, but the journey will hopefully show you along the way, how it ought not to...

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...

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...

As many of Script Advice Writer’s Room members on Facebook and followers of my Twitter feed may know, I delivered a session on Treatment Writing for Television at the London Screenwriter’s Festival in October. It was fabulous to see so many enthusiastic faces in the packed...