Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan show how bringing love of land aspect into your stories, you can deepen your characters and give them even more to care about, fear to lose, fight and even die for.
The Protagonist can have friends, sure. But unless that friendship itself is integral to the plot or to that character’s development, it doesn’t qualify as a BFF story.
Love of animals can reveal character, help create emotion and character arcs. Animals can add charm, loyalty, and a different point of view to your story.
Wendy Kram explains how great screenplay writing has dialogue that is authentic and filled with subtext as opposed to exposition.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating characters.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! I have a confession to make. I have written and produced three films this year, and in the entire process I have never once felt the need to write actual words onto pieces of paper. None of these projects were scripted, in the traditional...
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! We all know that great writing comes from great rewriting. And that second acts are where the real writers live. All that’s true. So very true. But it’s also true that we can all be guilty of nursing a labor of love script to...
Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the five major character types plays a specific role in that process. First is THE PROTAGONIST.
Bob Boris helps screenwriters find the balance between reality and fiction in stories based on true life and history.
Wendy Kram is a producer and the owner of LA FOR HIRE, a consulting company for screenwriters, filmmakers and production companies needing script development to sell and produce their projects. Follow Wendy on Twitter @wendyla4hire. Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! As a producer and script consultant who reads hundreds...