subplots

Specs & The City: Subplots and ‘Die Hard’

Welcome to the second week of our love-fest for Die Hard. Last week I talked about crafting action scenes and the multiple levels on which they should work. This week, I’d like to turn my attention towards something equally as important to your script; the subplots. Notice I used the plural....

Ask the Expert: Making Sure Your Subplots Aren’t Sub-Par

Question: How many subplots should I have and how do I make them work with the overall story? A man can’t live on ‘A’ storylines alone – and neither can your scripts. If you’re not crafting and interweaving compelling subplots and B stories into your script, your story will probably feel...