Ray Morton examines the heart of a dramatic story. A story that does not have this form and structure and that does not contain these elements may be a narrative, but it will not be drama.
Film critic, filmmaker, and radio host Mike Sargent interviews Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, screenwriters of the thriller, A Quiet Place, about their writing process, breaking into the business, and more.
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.
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Individual subplots illustrate a different aspect of the main conflict or shows a different step in the solution of the main conflict. William C. Martell examines how the subplots in The Shape of Water help shape the film's main conflict and theme.
While many gurus tout quick screenwriting tips, the craft of screenwriting is anything but quick and easy. Ray Morton examines the importance of tackling the heavy lifting of dramatic writing.
Ray Morton's process of screenplay analysis involves examining five key story components. In part two, he discusses the final key components.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.
Show, don’t tell is one of the classic adages about writing. But what does it really mean? Ross Brown explains how what the character does defines them more powerfully than what they say.