Heather Taylor takes a look at Younger from TVLand, and creator Darren Star, to dive into the importance of character, especially in the world of television.
As with life, the movie genre of the gangster film underwent a steady evolution from its beginnings. In many ways, that evolution continues today.
In recent years, how writers begin their stories has changed, choosing action over exposition. Ray Morton reminds writers the value of getting your protagonist off to a good start.
Most people assume that character arcs always follow the same path. But in comedy, they often take a wrong turn along the way.
When people discuss the Breaking Bad phenomenon, beyond the originality of the story, the great characters are mentioned as the key to the show's success. Paul Peditto examines the chemistry of the Walter White character.
William C. Martell explores creating unlikable protagonists in a likable way, using examples from Can You Forgive Me? and Pollack to highlight the best approach to adding dimension and interest to your more difficult characters.
With all the rules of writing a screenplay, we need to enjoy the ones we can break. Write character introductions that are daring, spectacular and attract an A-list actor. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shows you how.
Wendy Kram shares six sets of questions for writers to explore to help create more dimensional characters.
Tom Stempel examines the blockbusters, Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Year of the Spectacular Men, and Let the Sunshine In, to showcase the screenwriters' choices for their female characters.
Do your characters fall flat? Dr. Format, Dave Trottier, discusses great techniques to use for building and revealing character.