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HOW TO WRITE FOR TELEVISION

I regularly write articles for InkTip Magazine and this is my latest - I break down the creative v the commercial aspects of writing for television and give you a [...]

3 KEY STEPS TO WRITING STRONG STORIES

The creative process, is, as any writer will tell you, a personal, specific and unique activity. So I am not going to go into a great blurb about how important [...]

FIVE STEPS TO GET YOUR STORY STARTED

Here at SCRIPT ADVICE I have compiled a hit list of the vital things you should be considering as you dive off that metaphorical screenwriting board into the shifting narrative [...]

WRITING SUCCESSFUL STORIES FOR TELEVISION

Here is my latest article for Script Magazine on Writing Successful Stories for Television and the tips and tricks writers need to have in their 'stash of useful stuff' to [...]

WRITERS I THANK YOU

I wrote this blog back in 2013 and came across it again recently. I want to re-post because it's sometimes important to give writers out there their due. Without your [...]

MAKING CONNECTIONS

We all know the old adage ‘no man is an island’ well that goes for women too. The phrase is over used no doubt, but it is especially true when [...]

SHAPING THE STORY FOR SERIES TELEVISION

I regularly write for INKTIP which is a cracking resource for writers, based across the Pond. Here is my article showing you how to approach the long form narrative and [...]

STORY IMPACT IN SERIES DRAMA

As regular readers of the Script Advice Blog will know, I write my column TV WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS for Script Magazine. Here is my latest; STORY IMPACT in series [...]

ON WRITING

I have always been a writer. Even before I could write; I was a writer. Because before the skill took over and I could finally form the letters necessary to [...]

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT IN TV DRAMA

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 [...]

COMMERICALISM V CREATIVITY IN TV DRAMA SERIES

I am thrilled to have written an article for the excellent script writers' resource InkTip. I am passionate about writer's need to get this balance in television drama right. One [...]

WRITING YOUR STORY OUT

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 [...]

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