Stewart Farquhar discussing how to craft a hook. Why would you labor for months or even years on a story void of an inducement or a reason for anyone to read your creation start to finish?
Stewart Farquhar answers what are story HOOKS and why are they important? No or Bad Hook = Weak Story = No Interest.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating characters.
Great screenplay writing has characters that strike a universal core with their audience and allow us to feel empathy.
This is not a drill. Every single time the screenwriter takes that meet and greet general meeting, it’s a JOB INTERVIEW.
At Various times in our lives we all suffer from some sort of Adapt-A-Phobia. Today, information flies at us so fast we are overwhelmed with the data.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Third is THE LOVE INTEREST.
What's it like to navigate a writing assignment? Dan Goforth takes you inside an actual screenwriting assignments deal.
Clive Frayne believes Hollywood's stranglehold on cinema distribution is ruining your chances of selling original screenplays. Join him in a one year embargo of their films.
Robert Piluso discusses the intricacies of writing dream scenes. Are they needed? Do they elevate a story or detract from it?