THE SECRETS OF SCREENWRITING – PART TWO

This article originally appeared in MovieMaker magazine, and is reprinted with permission. 3. DON’T BE A SLAVE TO STRUCTURE. Aristotle and his successors prescribed an exact form for drama, but there are countless successful examples otherwise, providing that each film can be judged unto itself before it is judged according […] Read more »

THE SECRETS OF SCREENWRITING – PART ONE

Note: this article first appeared in MovieMaker Magazine, and is reprinted with permission. A COMMON PROBLEM discussed by many professional writers, as well as first-timers, is “writer’s block.” Apparently, they define this as getting stuck at a certain point in the story. Associated phenomena include headaches, nervous stomach, and various […] Read more »