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I’ve been having a very busy period here at Script Advice Towers, so for now, just a few words on shaping your series stories. Increments...

I am fresh back from an amazing time at The London Screenwriter’s Festival, where I did four things of note: 1/ Run my session ‘Sizzle and Substance’with Bafta winning writer and show-runner Barbara Machin and Series Producer of Holby City Simon Harper, about how to navigate...

Via my Script Consultancy Business www.scriptadvice.co.uk I work with a lot of writers, mainly via email or Skype, from my desk here at Script Advice Towers aka My House. I also have a child to raise and to make sure he doesn’t become feral and...

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...

Regular readers of my blog and readers of my book; Writing For Television Series Serials and Soaps  - will know how that I started my long career in television drama production via the script editing route.  My baptism of fire was on EastEnders, but here I...

Writing is a solitary exercise. But the business of getting your writing read, talked about and appreciated is just the opposite. You need to be a focussed solitary scriber, and then morph when the time dictates, into a sociable, approachable type who is more that...

Here I am: on Charles Harris' blog: Today we have the first of a fascinating two-part post from guest blogger Yvonne Grace on story structure for TV series and serials, Creating Story Legs. Yvonne is an experienced writer, script editor and producer of TV series and...

Here I am guest blogging for writer/director Charles Harris. Part One: I delve into the story structure we use in television and show you how you can create the longer run story line. [embed]http://www.charles-harris.co.uk/2014/06/story-structure-legs-1/[/embed]    ...

     You have been writing for a while now;  honing your craft;  you are serious about being  a professional writer, one who gets paid for the scripts they produce and you have decided you want to be a Television Writer and As Soon As Possible. There are doors...

 My son has Chicken Pox. He is not at school and as I type this, he watches his favourite Lego-themed DVD; 'Clutch Powers'; Malick The Maligned has stolen  Clutch's father's Creation Spark...