Scrivener: The Sexy vs. The Practical

Word processors are designed for writing. We’ve all used Word and similar designer babies but it’s not often we really push the limits of our software. But then, is there any need to push those limits if the program can do what you want it to? by Dave Trendall Does sexy equal practical? The number … Read more

Best o/t Web 14 Aug

Story & Structure :: Symphonies and screenplays :: 2 kinds of endings :: What monkeys mean in movies :: Rom-Com truisms Script Perfection :: Revising as I go :: From pixel pusher to TV writer :: Formatting notes in a screenplay :: Book review: Writing movies for fun and profit :: I’m just a writer :: Balancing writing and day job Best of the … Read more

Stick. To. One. Hero.

I shouldn’t be telling anyone what type of story to write. But it’s astounding how many screenplays by first-timers attempt to juggle the journeys of more than one Hero, preferably from a shifting POV.  Why? Surely not because of a multitude of multi-protag hits at the box office. by Karel Segers Do you also feel … Read more