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There is nothing as frustrating as those times when, in the story lining process, a meaty, potentially dramatic and resonant storyline is not plotted to the fullest extent of it’s potential, and so what the writer ultimately writes in the script, and what the viewers...

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On my writer's group page Script Advice Writers Room the fabulous Lucy V Hay of www.bang2write.com and I coined a word for what script editors/writers who are also mothers do every day as we balance the juggle of the writing bit with the muddle of...

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...

I've been helping writers via SCRIPT ADVICE since 2007 and it feels the right time now to collate the most oft-made mistakes I see in scripts and hope you find the don'ts useful to know and the do's easy to apply to your own writing. WOOLLY...

Holby City 1999. I had been asked by Mal Young (Head of Series drama at BBC1) to produce the second series of this critically acclaimed medical drama. The first series had not been the ratings success the BBC were looking for to cement it's place...

 1/ Believing you, the writer, are bigger than the sum of the show's parts. If you are part of a writing team on a series or serial, you are an essential, but expendable element of the scripting process. The script is essential but the writer of...

I cut my drama teeth on Eastenders. This fact made two things true about me: 1/ That I thrive on pressure 2/ That I like making stories happen. To continue in a symetrical vein, this show also made me very good at two things in particular regarding the knotty...

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