THE CREATION SPARK

2014-03-18T15:35:53+00:00

 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 feel a blog coming [...]

THE CREATION SPARK2014-03-18T15:35:53+00:00

FIVE SCRIPT WRITING TRIPS AND SLIPS

2013-11-27T16:52:20+00:00

  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 [...]

FIVE SCRIPT WRITING TRIPS AND SLIPS2013-11-27T16:52:20+00:00

AUTUMN NEWSLETTER – STORY STRUCTURE

2013-11-13T12:17:33+00:00

WHAT THE SCRIPT FACTORY SAYS ABOUT SCRIPT ADVICE: We can heartily recommend Yvonne’s workshops – she unravels television like no one else! Find out if I can help you with your current project@ https://scriptadvice-co-uk.stackstaging.com offering [...]

AUTUMN NEWSLETTER – STORY STRUCTURE2013-11-13T12:17:33+00:00

DIALOGUE – THE ESSENTIALS

2013-09-30T12:54:40+01:00

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 [...]

DIALOGUE – THE ESSENTIALS2013-09-30T12:54:40+01:00

WHEN A SOAP FAILS

2013-09-26T13:59:25+01:00

I am guest blogging about what the ways in which a Soap, or Series, if failing can be fixed. What the Producers must do to get the sick show back on track. Here, on the [...]

WHEN A SOAP FAILS2013-09-26T13:59:25+01:00

PULLING OUT THE STORY

2012-10-16T11:47:53+01:00

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 [...]

PULLING OUT THE STORY2012-10-16T11:47:53+01:00

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