This week I talk with screenwriter and producer Erik Bork (Band of Brothers) about his new screenwriting book: The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction. We dig into a number of the lessons that he teaches in the book, including the crucial aspect that basic idea plays in the ultimate success of the project.
You can also read a transcript of this episode.
Links mentioned in the show:
- Erik Bork on IMDb
- Erik Bork on Twitter
- Erik Bork website
- The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction (Buy at Amazon)
- SYS Select – Includes the SYS Select Screenplay Database, our monthly newsletter to producers, and paid screenwriting leads.
- The SYS script analysis service
- Our free guide, “How to Sell Your Screenplay in 5 Weeks!”
Meet Erik Bork at Writer’s Digest’s Novel Writing Conference in Pasadena, CA – October 26 to 28!