Figuring out how to create a compelling, entertaining, or meaningful story within a contained structure is a challenge every screenwriter should attempt.
With apologies to the Indo-European romance linguists amongst us, many of the scripts that cross Stewart Farquhar's desk suffer from Antagonista Incognita.
Paul Peditto discusses the Linus Blanket as part of Structure and outlining in the screenwriting process.
Paula Landry gives tips to update your screenwriting resources by adding the right tools, programs and apps to increase your productivity and turbo charge your work.
Tim Long discusses the importance of having an emotional core in your story.
When you come up with an idea, you have to decide on the best person/character through whom to tell the story. Click here to read more...
What's the quickest way to become a better screenwriter, and also learn what other writers are cooking up? Become a screenwriting contest judge.
With a large movement away from three-act screenplay structure, Drew Yanno offers why he thinks that shift exists and what the real rebellion is all about.
Stewart Farquhar continues his exploration of story structure and how to push aside formulaic rules and find an organic, more-compelling story.