character names

Specs & The City: The Power of Character Names

What’s in a name? When it comes to the characters in your script, it’s probably a lot more than you think… or at least it should be. I’m always surprised by how many writers pour their blood, sweat, and tears into the most miniscule plot details of their story, only to...

Column D: The Name Game – Choosing Character Names, Part 3

By Drew Yanno In my first column on this topic of character names, I wrote about making those names distinctive and memorable so as to help your writing stand out from the crowd. And last month, I talked about which characters should actually have a name versus those whose presence in...