script editing Tag

I was a Script Editor on Eastenders. That's how I started in the television industry. Prior to my baptism of fire on the then twice weekly popular soap from the BBC, I had been running a script development company called The Deptford Wives out of the...

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...

Narrative Thread is a phrase you may have heard bandied around screenwriting circles and I certainly use it a lot in my work with writers via my website www.scriptadvice.co.uk. It's a good visual to keep in your mind as you are shaping your television drama. The...

I owe my career to Script Editing. Here at Script Advice I read scripts almost every day - no hardship for me - I love to do this work. I have learned, over the last 25 years; how to make a poor script better and...

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...

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...

      Readers of this blog and writers lucky enough to have bagged an early bird discounted   copy of my book  ‘Writing For Television, Series, Serials, Soaps’ (order here from Kamera Books http://www.kamerabooks.co.uk/creativeessentials/writingfortelevision/index.php?title_isbn=9781843443377)  will know just how much I rate the job of the Script Editor and...

[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...

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 ...

WHAT THE SCRIPT FACTORY SAYS ABOUT SCRIPT ADVICE: We can heartily recommend Yvonne’s workshops – she unravels television like no one else! Find out if I can help you with your current project@ http://scriptadvice.co.uk offering writers mentoring, training and script editing services in order...