Tim Long discusses the importance of executing your story on the page.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase One reaches its conclusion with 'The Avengers'. Marvel Studios brings back an old friend in Loki the God of Mischief.
In the past decade or so, movies have become enamored of backstory. Ray Morton explains the art of revealing backstory without excessive prologues or flashbacks.
With so many comic book adaptations out there it's time to seriously re-examine the supervillain and discover how best to use them in our stories. Michael Lee gives you part 2 of Analyzing the Marvel Supervillains.
If you're looking to get a screenplay of yours made, Marty Lang proposes you try something you probably haven't done before: Write your script in reverse.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.
How do you create a bad guy that’s sympathetic? Or even more importantly, why even create a villain to care about? Doug Richardson explains.
Paul Peditto discusses methods of deepening characters and character arcs.
Doug Richardson explains the complexities, and sometimes harsh realities, of writing female characters for Hollywood.
Paula Landry explains how you can improve plot with character development by adding quirks, flaws and foibles.