Professional script reader Ray Morton discusses the lessons he's learned from his years of reading spec scripts.
Script reader Ray Morton explains the most common problem in spec scripts is a lack of proper dramatic narrative structure. Learn how to build a better drama.
Ray Morton discusses the unfortunate side effect of books preaching screenplay formula being that if one utilized formulaic thinking, they would automatically produce a terrific script.
Ray Morton explores the notion that Birdman presents most emphatically: that there are good types of movies and bad types of movies.
Screenwriter and script reader Ray Morton explains the valuable lessons he learned about screenwriting from his years film editing.
Ray Morton explains how confidence is an important part of screenwriting success. So what can you do to boost your confidence?
When it comes to movies, we are definitely living in the age of the franchise. Ray Morton discusses whether to write one or not.
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...
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...
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 —...