editing Tag

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...

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...

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]    ...

 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...

Over the last few months, via my work with writers at all levels of experience and development and through teaching writers at my workshops, I have found that for a lot of you, the area of treatment writing is the most tricky. There is some really...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] Chain Link Fence (Photo credit: camknows)[/caption] ATTENTION ALL STORY-TELLERS! If you follow me on Twitter, or are a member of my facebook group Script Advice Writer's Room, then you will know a bit about how much I am obsessed with structuring and shaping...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] Snow crystals 2b (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The nights are drawing in, 2013 is putting it's feet up. Now, with Cocoa in hand, I feel is a good time to give you the best and most popular blogs I have written on screenwriting, over...

Those charming folk at the KFTV website; (use this to search for companies/agencies/individuals in the writing and film making business) link to a blog I wrote about what to expect as a writer, going into television writing for the first time. http://www.kftv.com/guides/2013/10/17/Tips-on-writing-TV-drama ...