Creating Character Web

Have you ever noticed who the actors thank when they win an Oscar? They profusely thank the director for “getting the performance out of them.” They thank their agent, their husbands, wives, extended family and distant ancestors, the crew, the studio, the...

Moral Storytelling

John Truby has changed the way Hollywood studios look at story. His revolutionary 22 Step story Structure has breathed fresh life into the traditional 3 Act Story Structure. He teaches a 3 day Anatomy Of Story class at Raindance in Toronto, New York and London. The...
10 Story Techniques That Sell Screenplays

10 Story Techniques That Sell Screenplays

The key question that all screenwriters should ask themselves is: how do I write a script that Hollywood wants to buy? Most writers mistakenly think that success is all about connections and star power. Not so. The real trick to writing a script that will sell is to...
Why 3 Act Will Kill Your Writing

Why 3 Act Will Kill Your Writing

It has been estimated that at least 50,000 scripts are written every year. Yet only a few hundred are bought and made. Why do so many writers fail? Clearly, there is a limit to how many scripts the business can support. But in the vast majority of cases, scripts do...