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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...

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...

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...

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...

     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...