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Here at SCRIPT ADVICE I have compiled a hit list of the vital things you should be considering as you dive off that metaphorical screenwriting board into the shifting narrative water below...

Recently Script Advice teamed up with Screenwritinggoldmine to run this little beauty of a workshop for writers wanting to tackle the first 10 pages of their television pilots. Start Your Story Engine It was great; we had Kate Oates Series Producer of Coronation Street and Simon...

Here is a handy link to my TELEVISION WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS column for Script Magazine; all my articles all in the one place. Book mark this so you can have me at your finger tips when you start shaping your television series and serial...

We all know the old adage ‘no man is an island’ well that goes for women too. The phrase is over used no doubt, but it is especially true when it comes to the business of writing and truer still, when it comes to the...

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's a super concentrated list of the slips and trips I most often see when reading scripts. But before that; I need to repeat the script writing mantra:   * We are in the business of visual story telling. We are not writing prose. We are not...

The purpose of dialogue in a drama script may seem obvious; it's the talking bit - right? Of course. But it is also the hardest part of screen writing to get right. This is because the level of artistry necessary to really deliver credible, engaging,...

Are you trying to learn how to write a tv script? Writing for television requires the same fundamental skills as writing drama or fiction for any other medium, although you need to be looking at a series rather than a one-off play or film. Writing...