Script reader and story consultant, Stewart Farquhar, gives advice on how to engage a reader by creating an emotional connection with the characters and story.
Jen Grisanti examines how the character wound in this year's Oscar-nominated films help the audience connect on a deeper level to the films' protagonists.
You can't get past a script reader until your story impresses them. Asmara Bhattacharya gives you 36 tips on how to not irritate your script reader.
Most often, when Dave Trottier reads a script, he thinks, “It needs color.” Color the characters; color the scenes; color the dialogue. Color can engage the reader.