Subtext- The Beauty Of What’s Left Unsaid (Or Unwritten) In Your Screenplay
“Find Your Way Into The Story” Says Robert Reiner
Why Demons and Devils Make for Superior Villains
Meaning and Toy Story 4
What An Audience Really Wants From Your Script
Write Worlds And Characters Actors Want To Play
Screenwriter Ted Campbell Goes “Underground”
Villains And Their Functions In Stories
How a Big Life Leads to Better Writing
7 Reasons Your Characters Hurt Your Script
Your characters compel you to be honest, and this creates a challenge. The actions of the characters make your story. Writers often focus on plot, structure, theme, dialogue, description, amongst many other elements, but the success of your script...
“The Story Is Not True, But The Feelings Are” TV Writer Liz Feldman
Unconventional Roles for Women Aren’t Just Empowering...
Screenwriting Craft: Creating a Proactive Protagonist
Good Will To All
Don’t Ruin a Good Read! Screenwriting Mistakes to Avoid
“Writing Is In The Rewrite” Says HBO Story Analyst Mark Chandley
Honoring the Little Moments: Lost in Translation
By: By Peter N. Chumo ||
An interview with Sofia Coppola, and an examination of her Oscar-winning screenplay.When Sofia Coppola began writing Lost in Translation, her first original screenplay after her adaptation of The Virgin Suicides, she knew there were certain...
On Writing Child Characters: “Children Don’t Think Like Little Adults”
By: Michael Welles Schock
One of the challenges of writing great characters is getting inside the heads of persons of much different background than yourself. It takes great effort and empathy to understand those of differing gender, age, ethnicity, or orientation in order...