Star Wars

Sci-Fi Circuit: Exploring the Problem of Exposition in Sci-Fi

One of the challenges with writing good science fiction is introducing not only the world itself, but any story background needed to set the stage for what’s to come. In my recent interview with Amazon Studios-optioned Adam Pachter, he mentioned his pet peeve about screenwriters using voiceover to get away with...

Meet the Reader: More on ‘Lies’

In the last installment of Meet the Reader, Ray Morton took screenwriters to task for the lies they tell themselves. In the current installment, he responds to readers' comments and tackles yet more lies.