The Perfect One

The significance of a screenplay’s first page is vital. It sets up the main story whilst establishing character, the genre and tone of the film. In a good screenplay, the reader’s expectations of the script are cleverly signposted by the writer. A great example of an effective first page is that of William Goldman’s Misery. To … Read more

Writing Drama (15)

Yves Lavandier’s book Writing Drama currently rates as the absolute favorite of our book reviewer Jack Brislee. To give you the opportunity to delve into Lavandier’s amazing knowledge and insight, we will be publishing a weekly excerpt from the book. iv) the spectator feels that the writer is taking a sadistic pleasure in burdening the … Read more