EIGHT STEP PLAN: HOW TO WRITE GREAT TELEVISION SERIES DRAMA

EIGHT STEP PLAN: HOW TO WRITE GREAT TELEVISION SERIES DRAMA

1: THE CREATIVE PROCESS
What do you want to say?

2: MAPPING AND STRUCTURE – THE MACRO V THE MICRO
How are you going to say it?

3. CHARACTER ARCS
Roughly mark their journey

4: TREATMENT TEMPLATE
Identifying the DNA of your series idea

5: OUTLINE THE SERIES
How to nail the narrative through line

6. OUTLINE THE PILOT
Broad stroke map

7: THE FIRST TEN PAGES OF YOUR TV PILOT
How to make sure your first 10 pages sell the other 50

8. THE FIRST DRAFT OF THE PILOT
The Vomit Draft