There are those pundits who claim Aristotle is responsible for the ‘3-Act’ structure of screenplays. Stewart Farquhar claims not and explores alternatives to the three-act structure.
Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell encourages you to have fun writing monologues when developing voice and character.
There’s a method for redrafting, and it is based upon sound dramatic principles. Otherwise known as the power revision...
Rewriting hero last means examining your hero as if you’ve never seen him before... Ask yourself the five questions. Click here to read more.
WGA writer shares how he goes from zero to story without ever incurring writer's block. During these articles, he explains premise, genre, and structure.
Screenwriter Doug Richardson shares his lessons from a meeting with George Lucas about rewriting 'Red Tails.'
Rewriting a screenplay can be daunting, but Marilyn Horowitz offers help with her three screenplay rewrite tips to get your script into the market faster.
When it comes to the Art of the Rewrite, allow me to give you some practical examples from films you may have seen. Click here to read more...
Wendy Kram showcases the elements necessary for writing a screenplay that's powerful. Learn from a producer and script consultant what you need to succeed.
The Protagonist can have friends, sure. But unless that friendship itself is integral to the plot or to that character’s development, it doesn’t qualify as a BFF story.