Confessions of a First Commission

2014-01-07T11:59:35+00:00

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM SCRIPT ADVICE TOWERS.... I thought to herald in the New Year, I would give you a new blog. A new style. George the Blogging Writer lives in my head mostly; she does [...]

Confessions of a First Commission2014-01-07T11:59:35+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

WHAT I KNOW NOW

2013-09-10T11:23:58+01:00

It's a chilly September morning. The heating is on at Script Advice Towers. Another Summer been and gone, for this blogger at least, in a blur of sandwiches, sand in sandals and a bid to [...]

WHAT I KNOW NOW2013-09-10T11:23:58+01:00

THE THREE C’s: CREATIVE, COLLABORATIVE, COMMISSION

2013-07-04T13:43:34+01:00

You probably saw this article in the Guardian a few days ago. A disgruntled, disillusioned writer tells of the torrid time he had with producers at BBC3 Comedy, following the commission of his Sitcom pilot [...]

THE THREE C’s: CREATIVE, COLLABORATIVE, COMMISSION2013-07-04T13:43:34+01:00

WHAT’S IN A STORY?

2013-05-31T18:10:18+01:00

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 [...]

WHAT’S IN A STORY?2013-05-31T18:10:18+01:00

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