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I have again blogged for Script here is my latest column: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT is essential not only to force the engagement of your audience, but also to create and sustain long form narrative in series drama. Enjoy people!...

Writers who have worked with me via my services at Scriptadvice.co.uk know that I consider planning and structuring your stories as important as creating them in the first place. Art and artifice go hand in hand in television drama. We love ideas, characters, emotionally engaging and...

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...

 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...

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...

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,...

Welcome writer, director, script guru and all round good fellow, Charles Harris to the Script Advice Blog! MULTI-TASKING IN CINEMA Everything in a well-constructed cinema script carries out two, three or even more tasks. There’s no room for slackers on a movie screenplay page. A single line...

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.ukFind out if I can help you with your current project@http://scriptadvice.co.uk offering writers mentoring, training and script editing services in order to develop their...

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 can help you with your current project@ http://scriptadvice.co.uk offering writers mentoring, training and script editing services in order to develop their work...