5 Reasons to Write a Feature Outline

5 Reasons to Write a Feature Outline

If your approach to writing an outline is to not write an outline, then you’re probably the not-so-proud owner of a drawer full of half-finished screenplays. Outlining saves you a lot of heavy lifting and makes the process of writing your screenplay feel the way...
Weekly Production Tip #16: Story Structure

Weekly Production Tip #16: Story Structure

Knowing about different types of story structure allows you to diversify your repertoire as a writer. Story structure is one of those things that is constantly argued over in writing circles. ‘No, this is the right way to do it’, ‘No, there is...
Weekly Production Tip #11 – Writing Dialogue 1

Weekly Production Tip #11 – Writing Dialogue 1

The basics of writing dialogue. Dialogue has 2 basic functions: 1) To help move the plot along 2) To help develop characters As the era of silent films will show, there’s no problem with having absolutely no dialogue in a film; it is, however, a useful tool...