Author Archives: Ray Morton

Ray Morton

About Ray Morton

Ray Morton is a writer and script consultant. His new book A Quick Guide to Screenwriting is now available on line and in bookstores. Morton analyzes screenplays for production companies, producers, and individual writers. He is available for private consultation and can be reached at ray@raymorton.com. Follow Ray on Twitter: @RayMorton1.

exposition

Meet the Reader: Exposition Gone Bad

Ray Morton is a writer, senior contributor to Script Magazine and script consultant. His new book A Quick Guide to Screenwriting is now available online and in bookstores. Follow Ray on Twitter: @raymorton1 Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Exposition is the vital information an audience needs to have in...

storytelling 1

Meet the Reader: 10 Tips to Get On With It

Ray Morton is a writer and script consultant. His new book A Quick Guide to Screenwriting is now available online and in bookstores. More than in any other form of storytelling, in screenwriting it is vitally important to get on with it — to get your story going and keep it going at a...

screenwriting process

Meet the Reader: Processing the Screenwriting Process

A while back I consulted for an eager new writer who sent me the first draft of his first screenplay and said he was eager to get my input so that he could make his script the best it could be. Happy to oblige, I read his work, which was really quite decent —...