storylining Tag

Writing is a solitary exercise. But the business of getting your writing read, talked about and appreciated is just the opposite. You need to be a focussed solitary scriber, and then morph when the time dictates, into a sociable, approachable type who is more that...

Here I am guest blogging for writer/director Charles Harris. Part 2 of my musings on story structure. The concluding part 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...

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...

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...

I have started watching ABC's 'Nashville' and am re-awakening my enjoyment of CBS's 'The Good Wife' on More4. The former is a big frothy bath of soap bubble and intrigue, set against the backdrop of the Country Song Scene. I am a sucker for a good Country...

The London tube strike and the resulting crush and cram across our dear capital, could not diminish my hard-boiled enthusiasm for the day ahead and the workshop I was about to run for the Indie Training Fund in Hoxton Square. Delivering a packed five hour workshop...

[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...

  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...