With apologies to the Indo-European romance linguists amongst us, many of the scripts that cross Stewart Farquhar's desk suffer from Antagonista Incognita.
Stewart Farquhar continues his exploration of story structure and how to push aside formulaic rules and find an organic, more-compelling story.
Stewart Farqhuar discusses the sequence approach to story structure in the third installment of his Aristotle series.
In his Aristotle series, Stewart Farquhar opines that the ‘generic one formula fits all’ approach to the creation of a screenplay is one of the worst travesties to have befallen the screenwriting craft.
There are those pundits who claim Aristotle is responsible for the ‘3-Act’ structure of screenplays. Stewart Farquhar claims not and explores alternatives to the three-act structure.
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.
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, Part 3.
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.