In this, her ninth book on screenwriting, the industry’s matriarch — who essentially created the job of script consultant three decades ago — Dr. Seger has gone on to clarify one of the most elusive elements of screenwriting in her latest book: Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath.
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Writers are unfortunately often perceived to be at the bottom of the food chain in the feature world. But in the world of TV, it’s a very different story.
If you’re an aspiring television writer, trying to get staffed this season or perhaps you’ve got an original pilot (or two) you’re shopping, understanding the business cycles can be helpful in planning and executing your strategies.
Every trick in the book for getting your dialogue to LOOK, READ, and SOUND like it was written by a high paid studio writer.
Steve Kaire is back debunking common industry misconceptions.
99 times out of 100, spec writers focusing on inner conflict will suffer the kiss of death. Frankly, you might as well of performed screenplay seppuku. We’ll get into why, as well as discussing unique (see: 1%) instances where inner conflict can add that missing layer that takes a movie from good to great. Ready to dig in?