Best o/t Web 29 Apr

Story & Structure :: Screenwriter Interview – Kelly Marcel :: Hurt The Characters You Care About” :: The Essence of Comedy Writing :: Character Growth: First Ten, Last Five :: Sassy Gay Friend! Character Stereotypes and Archetypes Script Perfection :: 1, 2, 7, 14 :: That’s Not a line. That’s a Line :: Ask the … Read more

[Video]: John Cleese on Creativity

The acerbically witty John Cleese, one of the most prolific members of the British cult classic sketch show Monty Python’s Flying Circus, discusses the nature of creativity, what stimulates it, and the concept of switching between creative and productive modes. Your money back if you don’t laugh. [youtube] If you liked this, check out … Read more

Emotional Logic in the Hero’s Journey

I started blogging when I realized the greatest weakness in Australian screenplays was structure. Since then I have studied story structure to the point some people now call me “Structure Man” and others call me ‘Cookie Cutter’. by Karel Segers This post is for those in the latter category. Those who claim that overly structured … Read more