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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...

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...

I like factories. In principle; I mean the noisy, smelly, eye-bleedingly boring conveyor belt process of factory manufacture is not what I like, but the organisation, the structure, the fast turnaround and the team work found on the factory floor are also present and correct...

I regularly write for INKTIP which is a cracking resource for writers, based across the Pond. Here is my article showing you how to approach the long form narrative and how to encapsulate your best ideas into a saleable treatment. ...

I have again blogged for Script here is my latest column: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT is essential not only to force the engagement of your audience, but also to create and sustain long form narrative in series drama. Enjoy people!...

I am thrilled to have written an article for the excellent script writers' resource InkTip. I am passionate about writer's need to get this balance in television drama right. One can not flow without the other. The symbiosis all great television drama needs. READ ON!...

I am very pleased to say I am now a member of the Script Magazine community of writers and bloggers and urge you to bookmark this magazine as it is an excellent resource for writers of all genres; Script Magazine covers articles on how...

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...