soaps and tv writing

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...

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...

It's always good to have a reference; a listicle of things to remember when you dive in to your writing. Here's my Ten Top Tips on how to write better scripts. You can also contact me to help you hone your script and get your work...

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...

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...

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...

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 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!...