Professional script reader Ray Morton details what a script consultant does for a writer and what a writer should never expect from a consultant. Learn the down-low of hiring a reader.
For screenwriters, the dawning of 2016 is a chance to finally get started on that script you’ve been meaning to write for a long time; to return to that project you shelved a while back; to learn some new skills; and to try some new things.
Ray Morton lays out the essential elements of the most important component of a film narrative following its structure: the Protagonist.
Script brings you behind the scenes to get to know our family of contributors on a more personal level. Meet senior contributor Ray Morton, author of Meet the Reader.
Professional script reader Ray Morton discusses the lessons he's learned from his years of reading spec scripts.
Ray Morton discusses the unfortunate side effect of books preaching screenplay formula being that if one utilized formulaic thinking, they would automatically produce a terrific script.
Ray Morton explores the notion that Birdman presents most emphatically: that there are good types of movies and bad types of movies.
Screenwriter and script reader Ray Morton explains the valuable lessons he learned about screenwriting from his years film editing.
Ray Morton is a writer, senior contributor to Script Magazine and script consultant. His new book A Quick Guide to Screenwriting is now available online and in bookstores. Follow Ray on Twitter: @raymorton1 Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Exposition is the vital information an audience needs to have in...
Processing the screenwriting process isn't easy when many writers try to avoid extensive overhauling. Ray Morton explains the value of rewriting.