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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...

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]    ...

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...

SCRIPT ADVICE – NEWSLETTER 08 ·        Spring is here! ·        Story telling for Telly ·        Short Courses from SCRIPT ADVICE and other interesting stuff WHAT THE SCRIPT FACTORY SAYS ABOUT SCRIPT ADVICE: "We can heartily recommend Yvonne’s workshops – she unravels television like no one else! www.scriptfactory.co.uk   Find out if I...

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My son was born in my 46th year. This, according to the NHS made me as old as the Peat Bog Woman but he turned out healthy and happy in spite of my Neolithic status. So I for one am happy to concede that I...

Most writers do not have an approachable, professional, experienced source to call upon if they are struggling with a script, overwhelmed by an impending deadline or in need of a fresh in put of energy and ideas. www.scriptadvice.co.uk is here to give you the writer...